germicidal(redirected from germicidally)
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A substance or agent that kills germs, especially pathogenic microorganisms; a disinfectant.
ger′mi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||germicidal - preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms|
antiseptic - thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms; "doctors in antiseptic green coats"; "the antiseptic effect of alcohol"; "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"