anaerobicidal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anaerobicide +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

anaerobicidal (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Acting to kill anaerobic bacteria
    • 2002, Lee-Jene Teng et al., “High Incidence of Cefoxitin and Clindamycin Resistance among Anaerobes in Taiwan”[1], Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, volume 46, number 9: 
      The 5-nitroimidazole molecules are very potent anaerobicidal agents commonly used to treat or prevent Bacteroides infections.

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