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germicide

(jûr`mĭsīd), chemical substance capable of killing many different types of microorganisms; also called disinfectantdisinfectant,
agent that destroys disease-causing microorganisms and their spores. Disinfectants, or germicides, are sometimes considered to be substances applied to inanimate bodies, whereas antiseptics, not so potent, are agents that kill microbes on living things.
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germicide

[′jər·mə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that destroys germs.

germicide

any substance that kills germs or other microorganisms
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Prior to the conclusion of the BETR-D study, Tru-D's measured germicidal UV disinfection had been validated in multiple third-party studies.
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By irradiating the air with germicidal UV, you have a chance to destroy some of the airborne microorganisms that may be generated in those rooms.
The product is the first FDA-cleared computer keyboard to use the germicidal properties of ultraviolet light (UV-C) to automatically clean its surfaces.
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Germicidal Batten units offer a cost-effective and efficient addition to increasing hygiene standards within the food and liquid foods industry.
Ultraviolet light has the "highest germicidal efficiency" at a wavelength of 254 nanometers, he says.
the leading developer of ultraviolet light emitting diodes (UVC LEDs), has today announced devices demonstrating world record performance at the optimal germicidal wavelength, 260nm.
difficile and TB in ambulances and other transport vehicles, an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by MRSA-UV is now being used by rescue personnel for the first time.