Meaning of tuberculocidal in English:

tuberculocidal

noun

  • That kills tubercle bacilli or other mycobacteria; of or relating to this action.

Pronunciation

tuberculocidal

/t(j)ʊˌbəːkjʊlə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪdl/ /tʃʊˌbəːkjʊlə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪdl/

Origin

Late 19th century. Compare German tuberculocid.