sporicide etymology

English word sporicide comes from English spore, English -icide

Detailed word origin of sporicide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spore English (eng) To produce spores. A reproductive particle, usually a single cell, released by a fungus, alga, or plant that may germinate into another.. A thick resistant particle produced by a bacterium or protist to survive in harsh or unfavorable conditions.
-icide English (eng)
sporicide English (eng) A substance that kills spores.

Words with the same origin as sporicide

Descendants of spore
isosporic megasporic oosporic perisporium polysporic sporal sporiferous sporification sporogenesis sporous sporule
Descendants of -icide
Christicide Islamicide adulticide amœbicide anaerobicidal anaerobicide attracticidal attracticide culturicidal culturicide elephanticide femicide geronticide humanicide lousicide muscicide pediculicide roboticide slimicide termiticide weedicide