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Bactericidal

Definition adjective Refers to a substance (or a condition) capable of killing bacteria. Supplement Word origin:... Read More

Doderleins bacillus

Doderlein's bacillus is a large, Gram-positive bacterium found in vaginal secretions. It is named after the German... Read More

Phagocyte

Definition noun, plural: phagocytes Any of the cells specialized in engulfing and destroying foreign particles, as well as... Read More

Bactericide

Definition noun, plural: bactericides A substance or agent capable of killing bacteria. Supplement Examples of bactericides... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Phagolysosome

Definition noun plural: phagolysosomes (cell biology) A cytoplasmic body that forms from the fusion of phagosome and... Read More