Cite
 

Synonyms of disinfectant

Noun


1. disinfectant, germicide, antimicrobic, antimicrobial, agent

usage: an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

Adjective


1. bactericidal, disinfectant, germicidal, antiseptic (vs. septic)

usage: preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: disinfectant (Dictionary)