bacterial
adjective Date: 1871 of, relating to, or caused by bacteria <
bacterial infection
>
bacterially adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bacterial — (adj.) 1869, from BACTERIA (Cf. bacteria) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bacterial — Relating to bacteria. * * * bac·te·ri·al bak tir ē əl adj of, relating to, or caused by bacteria <a bacterial chromosome> <bacterial infection> <bacterial endocarditis> bac·te·ri·al·ly ə lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • bacterial — bac·te·ri·al (băk tîrʹē əl) adj. Relating to or caused by bacteria: a bacterial enzyme; bacterial diseases.   bac·teʹri·al n. bac·teʹri·al·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • bacterial — [[t]bæktɪ͟əriəl[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Bacterial is used to describe things that relate to or are caused by bacteria. Cholera is a bacterial infection …   English dictionary

  • bacterial — adj. Bacterial is used with these nouns: ↑contamination, ↑disease, ↑growth, ↑infection, ↑meningitis, ↑pneumonia, ↑resistance, ↑strain …   Collocations dictionary

  • bacterial — adjective relating to or caused by bacteria (Freq. 14) bacterial infection • Pertains to noun: ↑bacteria • Derivationally related forms: ↑bacteria, ↑bacterium …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacterial — (septic) meningitis See meningitis …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • bacterial — adjective Of, relating to, or caused by bacteria. See Also: bacterio …   Wiktionary

  • bacterial — bac|te|ri|al Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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