fumigant, microbicide, bactericide, antiseptic, antimicrobial, disinfectant, antimicrobic.
They conceive microbes as immortal until slain by a germicide
administered by a duly qualified medical man.
Thursday at noon I received from Doctor Z's secretary a note stating that arrangements had been made for my admission into St. Germicide
that same evening and that I was to spend the night there.
It is also claimed that one pound of liquid chlorine is more efficient, as a germicide,
than an equal weight of chlorine in the form of bleach.