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Synonyms for bacterialbac·te·ri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bacterialadjective

    relating to or caused by bacteria

    "bacterial infection"

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bacterial":

    bacteria, blight, bacteriological, germ, microbial

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  1. Nia Heard-Garris:

    The problem here is systemic racism and disregard for black lives, and so as a doctor, I don't just treat a patient that has a fever when they have a bacterial infection, right ?

  2. David Goodfriend:

    The most effective way to protect you and your child against certain types of bacterial meningitis is to complete the recommended vaccine schedule. In addition to vaccination, the best way to prevent the spread of meningococcal meningitis is to not share personal items and to wash hands frequently, especially before eating.

  3. Whitney Bowe:

    They’re only one aspect of the regimen, it’s equally important to monitor diet and stress levels and to throw away your loofahs, washcloths and anything with the word ‘anti-bacterial’.

  4. Sviatoslav Vakarchuk:

    For me, the IMF is like antibiotics. You don't like it, and you want to stop using as soon as possible, but if you have a real bacterial infection you take it because otherwise you'll get worse.

  5. David Howard:

    It really comes down to bacterial infections that are common in the environment that end up in floodwaters that people are not normally exposed to in a great quantity.

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