Germicides sentence example
- They all have a poisonous action on protoplasm, which makes them useful in medicine as antiseptics, disinfectants, germicides, anti-fermentatives and parasiticides; when locally applied they are more or less irritating, and, when very dilute, astringent.
- The Leatherwood is notable for producing a waxy substance, which is one of the most powerful natural germicides known.
- Some are true germicides, capable of destroying the bacteria, whilst others merely prevent or inhibit their growth.
- They are in addition powerful germicides, and by splitting up water may act as oxidizing agents.