Similar term(s): Antimicrobial substance, Antimicrobial product.
An antimicrobial is a chemical substance which, at low concentrations, exerts
an action against micro-organisms and destroys them or inhibits their growth.
Examples of antimicrobials targeting bacteria include antibiotics that act
against infections in humans or animals and biocides such as disinfectants and
Antibiotics - Biocide(s) - Micro-organism
To read about this term in context:
GreenFacts Summary on Effects of Biocides on antibiotic resistance:
Deutsch: Antimikrobieller Stoff