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Adjective: antibacterial  ,an-tee,bak'teer-ee-ul
  1. Destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth
Noun: antibacterial  ,an-tee,bak'teer-ee-ul
  1. Any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    - antibacterial drug, bactericide

Derived forms: antibacterials

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Antibacterial