germ-killer

germ-killer

n
(Pharmacology) any substance that kills microorganisms
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germ-killer

[ˈdʒɜːmˌkɪləʳ] Ngermicida m
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The technology's effectiveness as a germ-killer also extends the product's shelf life by at least one day, which could be significant when shipping a product over long distances.
As resistance has developed to antibiotics and antimicrobials used in hospitals, nano-silver has become increasingly important as a medical germ-killer of last resort.
The germ-killer was carbolic soap that fairly reddened the cheeks.
We looked at the exposure of pregnant women and their fetuses to triclosan and triclocarban, two of the most commonly used germ-killers in soaps and other everyday products," said Benny Pycke, Ph.
Accidents happen: A small first aid kit with essentials such as painkillers, antacids, hand sanitizers, germ-killers and bandages will go a long way when you're stuck looking for a pharmacy in a strange place.
Scheele reportedly tasted the chemicals he discovered, and was the first person to stumble upon chlorine, one of the most useful, effective and economical germ-killers known today.