biocidal
adjective Date: 1949 destructive to life

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  • biocidal — [bī΄ō sīd′ l] adj. destructive of living organisms …   English World dictionary

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  • biocidal — adjective Able to kill living organisms, especially microorganisms See Also: biocide …   Wiktionary

  • biocidal — Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms. [bio + L. caedo, to kill] …   Medical dictionary

  • biocidal — bio·cid·al …   English syllables

  • biocidal products — biocidinis produktas statusas Aprobuotas sritis visuomenės sveikata apibrėžtis Naudotojui tiekiamo pavidalo veiklioji medžiaga arba mišinys su viena arba daugiau veikliųjų medžiagų, kuriais siekiama sunaikinti, sulaikyti, padaryti nekenksmingus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • biocide — biocidal, adj. /buy euh suyd /, n. any chemical that destroys life by poisoning, esp. a pesticide, herbicide, or fungicide. [1945 50; BIO + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Biocide — A biocide is a chemical substance capable of killing living organisms, usually in a selective way. Biocides are commonly used in medicine, agriculture, forestry, and in industry where they prevent the fouling of water and oil pipelines. Some… …   Wikipedia

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