bacteriolytic


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bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis

 (băk-tîr′ē-ŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. bac·te·ri·ol·y·ses (-sēz′)
Dissolution or destruction of bacteria.

bac·te′ri·o·lyt′ic (-ə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.bacteriolytic - of or relating to or causing bacteriolysis
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