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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GERMICIDE

Perhaps he had better put some kind of germicide on his palm, just to ward off infection.

Salt, it is well known, is both an antiseptic and a germicide.

"So with germicide she's overjoyed," supplied Betty, promptly.

The word disinfectant is synonymous with the term bactericide or germicide.

In addition, it is saturated with acetylene which adds to its value as a germicide.

A drop or two of carbolic acid or other germicide should be added to prevent decomposition.

She emptied the soap dish, cleaned it, poured in the germicide, and dropped the jade necklace into the liquid.

Such being the chemical facts, we must admit that no reliance can be placed in corrosive sublimate soaps as germicide agents.

Raise the tube with the left hand and shake it to mix germ and germicide, whilst returning the delivery pipette in the right hand.

Kreolin, a preparation made from coal tar, is a germicide without irritant or toxic effects.

WORD ORIGIN

1880, from germ + -cide.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GERMICIDE

antiseptic

noundecontaminating agent
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