spermicidal


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sper·mi·cide

 (spûr′mĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent that kills spermatozoa, especially one used as a contraceptive. Also called spermatocide.

sper′mi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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Adj.1.spermicidal - destructive to spermatozoa
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Translations

spermicidal

[ˌspɜːmɪˈsaɪdl] ADJespermicida
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spermicidal

[ˌspɜːrmɪˈsaɪdəl] adj [cream, jelly] → spermicide
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spermicidal

adjspermizid
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spermicidal

[ˌspɜːmɪˈsaɪdl] adjspermicida
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sper·mi·ci·dal

n. espermicida.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

spermicidal

adj espermicida
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Furthermore, [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] has shown spermicidal activity (Wales et al., 1959).
These compounds can be used to produce mosquito larvicide (Ali et al., 2013; Bianco et al., 2013), spermicidal compounds (Prakash et al., 2014), and biologics for killing ciliate protists (Ricci et al., 1999).
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In vitro and in vivo studies have demonstrated its pharmacological effects, including spermicidal, antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant activities [11].
As a consequence, increased cell permeability, enzyme inactivation and spermicidal end product formation occurs (Baumber et al., 2000).
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However, EDTA has spermicidal activity and this effect is time-dependent and dose-dependent.
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My mother said it had been a waste of time: they fitted the women doctors with diaphragms, but there was no way of obtaining a supply of spermicidal jelly to use with them, nor were there diaphragms for the Soviet doctors to distribute for use by patients.