bactericide

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bactericide

[bak′tir·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that destroys bacteria.
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Thus clinician routinely prescribing anti-bacterial agents for COM, without performing antibiotic susceptibility tests is totally unjustified.
Moreover, the present study showed the disadvantages of low dosage of anti-bacterial agents.
The use of inulin offers an opportunity to reduce the harmful bacteria on the skin and scalp without the side effects and negative perceptions now widely associated with anti-bacterial agents, while encouraging the growth of protective or neutral bacteria.
Some of the chemicals found in the home include phosphates, chlorine bleach, petroleum, phthalates and anti-bacterial agents.
The 66-year-old put together the potion in his shed at the couple's home in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, using a combination of normal barrier cream, aloe vera, vitamin E and jojoba oil mixed with anti-bacterial agents and water repellent solutions.
Medical grade antibacterial soaps and hand scrubs contain different and more effective anti-bacterial agents than consumer products sold in grocery stores, and are designed for greater efficiency, spectrum of kill, and concentration of active ingredients.
The Russian scientists are working with ultra-violet rays to eliminate the bacteria, while PhD and master students at Laurentian's lab are examining how viruses can act as an anti-bacterial agents.
Researchers at the University of London's School of Pharmacy have discovered that immature pine cones contain anti-bacterial agents which could help block MRSA's resistance to medicines.
These natural deodorants stop sweat production not by blocking pores as anti-perspirants do but by using anti-bacterial agents to mask bad smells.
Methods covered in the patent pertain to extending the wear time of electrodes to over a week and include among other things, the use of segmentation, moveable electrodes, mesh screens, gel compositions, moisturizers, emollients and anti-bacterial agents.
It is the only toothpaste to contain a unique combination of anti-bacterial agents, low abrasion and anti-stain polishers to protect and whiten teeth.