abacterial


abacterial
\\|ā(ˌ)bak|tirēəl\ adjective
Etymology: a- (II) + bacterial
: not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria

abacterial urethritis

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/ay'bak tear"ee euhl/, adj.
not caused by or free from the presence of bacteria.
[1930-35; A-6 + BACTERIAL]

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  • abacterial — /ay bak tear ee euhl/, adj. not caused by or free from the presence of bacteria. [1930 35; A 6 + BACTERIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • abacterial — adjective Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria …   Wiktionary

  • abacterial — æbÉ™ ktɪərɪəl adj. not caused by bacteria, not bacterial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abacterial — abac·te·ri·al …   English syllables

  • abacterial — a•bac•te•ri•al [[t]ˌeɪ bækˈtɪər i əl[/t]] adj. mcr not caused by bacteria; free from the presence of bacteria • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • abacterial —   a. not caused by or containing bacteria …   Dictionary of difficult words

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