biocide

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biocide

(bī`əsīd'), synonym for pesticidepesticide,
biological, physical, or chemical agent used to kill plants or animals that are harmful to people; in practice, the term pesticide is often applied only to chemical agents.
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Biocide

Chemicals toxic to micro-organisms. Biocides, which include pesticides and antimicrobial agents, are used in paint, building materials, and floor coverings to kill bacteria, mold spores, and insects.

biocide

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biocide

a chemical, such as a pesticide, capable of killing living organisms
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Environmental Protection Agency that effectively controls microorganisms in alkaline systems without the adverse side effects associated with strong oxidizing biocides.
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