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Bactericide

Definition

noun, plural: bactericides

A substance or agent capable of killing bacteria.


Supplement

Examples of bactericides are disinfectants, antiseptics and antibiotics.

Word origin: G.bakterion, little staff + late ME < L -cīda killer, -cīdium act of killing, derivatives of caedere to cut down, kill (in compounds -cīdere) .

Related forms: bactericidal (adjective), bactericidally (adverb).

Synonym: bacteriocide.
Compare: bacteriostat.
See also: bacteria, infection.


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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... And it only provides an environment that the bacteria can not adhere to the endothelial cells of the bladder and urethra. You still need a bactericide/or your own immune system to kill the bacteria completely. Definitely a symptom pacifier, and weak at that. You need to have 100% cranberry ...

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by kolean
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:03 am
 
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Anti Bacterial soap

... the microorganisms can be easily removed from our body). For anti-bacterial soap, they (the industries) add the soap components with some kinda bactericide (i.e. Triclosan).

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by kiekyon
Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:43 pm
 
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how does soap remove microorganism

... the microorganisms can be easily removed from our body). For anti-bacterial soap, they (the industries) add the soap components with some kinda bactericide (i.e. Triclosan). aah of course your referring to the phospholipid bi-layer of the bacterium, that is a very good way to remove it sein ...

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by cool A-level student
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:21 am
 
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how does soap remove microorganism

... the microorganisms can be easily removed from our body). For anti-bacterial soap, they (the industries) add the soap components with some kinda bactericide (i.e. Triclosan).

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by victor
Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:05 am
 
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Bacteria formulae

Dear Dr.Stein, That web link gives the formulae of a bactericide not bacteria.As all bacteria are made of CHONS molecules, each strain has specific formulae (eg: C H(0.2) N(.69)...). I need it for the bacteria" pseudomonas aeruginosa "

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by senthil
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:22 am
 
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