anaerobicidal

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anaerobicide +‎ -al

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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”, in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy[1], 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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