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.Advertisement