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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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"Field Study of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Systems for Cooling Coils in a Hot and Humid Climate--Energy and Disinfection Analysis." Ph.D.
difficile infection prevention protocols, Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Wipes are now EPA-registered to kill 58 microorganisms in three minutes or less.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--Purely Products is a leader in germicidal and negative ion technology.
He points out that in gargling, douching, and spraying, the pharyngeal muscles are ail thrown into positions which cover up the organisms from the action of the medicament, and gives it as his opinion that lozenge medication is the only method at all satisfactory, whilst he thinks that no forms of this method approach formamint in germicidal effectiveness, freedom from pain, and non-toxicity.
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