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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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Try to keep the teats clean with warm water and dried properly (individual paper toweling), especially after milking, to avoid using dips as much as possible and to strive for the lowest concentration germicide in the dip.
A germicide flushed through a water distribution system kills free-floating microbes, but it can't touch bacteria embedded in the slimy biofilm.
It is unknown how keyboards and keyboard covers should be disinfected, since there are "just no data" on how frequent germicide use might impact their durability, circuitry, and electronics, he said in a telephone interview following the meeting.
Factors in choosing a disinfectant procedure include the type and concentration of the germicide used, duration and temperature of the germicide contact.
It is extremely useful as a fungicide and germicide.
4] No single class of germicide can disinfect all microbes.
dental mirrors) were autoclaved when practice conditions, such as time and instrument supply, allowed or were immersed in a liquid chemical germicide for varying lengths of time.
Manufacturers' instructions to users should also emphasize that disinfection or sterilization of instruments that contact the eye should cannot be achieved if the instruments are not initially cleaned thoroughly of any organic material that can impede contact between the germicide and the target microorganism(s) during the disinfection or sterilization process [15,16].
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