How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"bacteria" is from "bakterion" (little rod) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "bacteria" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Finish with a bactericide spray and wipe dry with disposable towel.|
|This oil is a natural bacteriostat that helps in the healing of wounds.|