-cide, -cides, -cidal

(Latin: a suffix; kill, killer; murder, to cause death, slayer; cutter; “to cut down”)

Don’t confuse this element with the another -cide that means “to cut”; although -cide, “death”, is related to -cise, -cide, “to cut down”.

staphylocide, staphylococcide, staphylococcicide
The killing of organisms that cause staph infections.
streptococcicide
The killing of streptococci, a type of bacteria.
suicide
The killing of one’s self; literally, "self-killing".

Pointing to a page about a kleptomaniac "Family honor" supposedly regained with "virgin suicides".

taeniacide, teniacide, tenicide
1. The killing of tapeworms.
2. A substance that is lethal to tapeworms.
talpicide
Killing moles.
tauricide
1. Killing bulls or steers.
2. A killer of a bull or a steer.
temporicide (verb), temporicides; temporicided; temporiciding
To kill or to waste time: Since Lynn was so busy that morning doing errands, she decided to temporicide in the afternoon, doing nothing but lounging in her chair on her balcony.
tomecide
The destruction of books, especially as in book burning.
toxicide, toxinicide
The killing of toxins; such as, a drug capable of overcoming toxic agents.
treponemicide
The killing of parasitical bacteria.
trichomonacide
The killing of parasites that cause trichomoniasis (diarrhea).
trypanocide, trypanocidal, trypanosomacide
The killing of organisms that cause sleeping sickness.
trypanosomicide, trypanocide
An agent that kills trypanosomes (protozoa or single-cell organisms that can only divide within a host).
tsaricide
Killing a tsar (czar) or one who kills a tsar.
tuberculicide, tuberculocide
The killing of tuberculosis bacilli.

Related "death, dead; kill" units: lethal-; mort-; neci-; necro-; phono-; thanato-.