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Definition of Microbicide

Microbicide: An agent that kills microbes, minute forms of life (e.g. bacteria, fungi, and protozoal parasites), some capable of causing human disease.

From microbe + the Latin "caedo," to kill.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=13925
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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