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Definitions and Synonyms of antimicrobial | Another word for antimicrobial | What is antimicrobial?

Definition 1: an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for antimicrobial in the sense of this definition

(antimicrobial is a kind of ...) a substance that exerts some force or effect

(... is a kind of antimicrobial ) a cationic detergent that is a powerful disinfectant

(... is a kind of antimicrobial ) an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant

Definition 2: capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for antimicrobial in the sense of this definition

(antimicrobial is similar to ...) conducive to good health of body or mind

"a healthful climate" "a healthful environment" "healthful nutrition" "healthful sleep" "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"

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