What does Antimicrobial mean?

Antimicrobial meaning in Medical Dictionary

A drug always treat a microbial illness.

Antimicrobial meaning in Law Dictionary

ny chemical or real broker that kills microorganisms. It could be an antibiotic, antiseptic or disinfectant. AKA germicidal.

Antimicrobial meaning in Business Dictionary

General term for a chemical agent (particularly chlorine) or a physical broker (eg temperature or ultraviolet rays) with the capacity to kill many or all microorganisms (if pathogenic) on external or internal wounds, garments, or tough areas. This term addresses antibiotics and antiseptics (some of which may be taken internally) and disinfectants, sanitizers, and sterilants (not one of which tend to be taken internally). Also referred to as germicidal.

Antimicrobial meaning in General Dictionary

capable of destroying or suppressing the rise of disease-causing microorganisms

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  • a realtor (as temperature or radiation or a chemical) that damages microorganisms that may carry illness

Sentence Examples with the word Antimicrobial

Two enzymes called lysozyme and lactoferrin contribute to the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory characteristics of human milk, which contains more of those beneficial enzymes than animal milk does.

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