Destroying or supressing the growth or reproduction of bacteria. Also any substance which has the aforementioned effect.
An`ti*bac*te"ri*al (?), a. (Med.)
Inimical to bacteria; -- applied esp. to serum for protection against bacterial diseases.
Opposed to the bacterial theory of disease.
© Webster 1913
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