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synonyms for bactericidal

  • hygienic
  • sterile
  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic
  • clean
  • disinfectant
  • prophylactic
  • aseptic
  • germ-destroying
  • germ-free
  • germicidal
  • medicated
  • pure
  • sanitary
  • sterilized
  • unpolluted
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antonyms for bactericidal

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  • dirty
  • contaminated
  • polluted
  • unclean
  • unsanitary
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How to use bactericidal in a sentence

To the bactericidal effect of sunlight is equally to be attributed the absence of bacteria from the High Alps.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
Sunshine and pure air, it must be remembered, are the strongest bactericidal agents known.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. 8 (OF 8)VARIOUS
It is generally known that radium, even if externally employed, has proved itself to be a bactericidal remedy.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
Antiseptic and bactericidal effects are easily estimated by laboratory methods.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
The recent application of the action of bactericidal rays to the cure of lupus is, however, an extension of the same discovery.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The serum of the susceptible rabbit, for example, is bactericidal to this organism, whilst the serum of the immune dog is not.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 2VARIOUS
What is true of the bactericidal action of the salts of mercury is equally true of their therapeutic effect.
THE MECHANISM OF LIFESTPHANE LEDUC
The essential oil of the hop is bactericidal: hence the strong impregnation with hop juice of all beer intended for exportation.
FRAGMENTS OF SCIENCE, V. 1-2JOHN TYNDALL
There is nothing in this product which possesses these bactericidal powers.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
Hence Ehrlich suggested the use of apes for preparing bactericidal sera for human beings.
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BACTERIOLOGYCHARLES BRADFIELD MORREY
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WORDS RELATED TO BACTERICIDAL

  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic
  • aseptic
  • bactericidal
  • clean
  • disinfectant
  • germ-destroying
  • germ-free
  • germicidal
  • hygienic
  • medicated
  • prophylactic
  • pure
  • sanitary
  • sterile
  • sterilized
  • unpolluted
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