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

Synonyms for antimicrobic in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of antimicrobic ) 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]

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(antimicrobic 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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