Antibiotic

A chemical compound produced by one micro-organism which inhibits or kills other micro-organisms. In particular it is applied to isolated, purified and chemically modified substances isolated from cultured micro-organisms and employed for therapeutic purposes. Though most widely used to describe anti-bacterials, but scientifically 'antibiotics' include anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-parasitic compounds of biological origin....

antibiotic

(an″te-) (an″ti-bi-ot´ik) destructive of life. a chemical substance having the capacity, in dilute solution, to kill or inhibit growth of microorganisms. Antibiotics that are sufficiently nontoxic to the host are used as chemotherapeutic agents to treat infectious diseases of h...
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antibiotic

(anti- + Gr. bios life) a chemical substance produced by a microorganism which has the capacity, in dilute solutions, to inhibit the growth of or to kill other microorganisms. Antibiotics that are sufficiently nontoxic to the host are used as chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of infectious diseases of man, animals and plants.
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antibiotic

[adj] - of or relating to antibiotic drugs 2. [n] - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections
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antibiotic

<pharmacology> A chemical substance produced by a microorganism which has the capacity, in dilute solutions, to inhibit the growth of or to kill other microorganisms. ... Antibiotics that are sufficiently nontoxic to the host are used as chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of infectious diseases of man, animals and plants. ... Origin: Gr...
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antibiotic

adjective of or relating to antibiotic drugs
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Antibiotic

A chemical agent produced by one organism that is harmful to other organisms.
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antibiotic

A chemical compound which can inhibit reproduction or cause the destruction of bacteria.
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Antibiotic

a chemical produced by a microorganism or fungi and used to destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and other microorganisms
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Antibiotic

A chemical substance capable of destroying micro-organisms (including bacteria).
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ANTIBIOTIC

A chemical substance produced by microorganisms that is capable of inhibiting or killing other microorganisms; many antibiotics are used medically for the treatment of serious bacterial infections. Examples of antibiotics include penicillin, tetracycline, and gentamicin.
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Antibiotic

A chemical substance that kills or suppresses the growth of microorganisms. Antibiotics are designe
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antibiotic

A class of drug usually produced by living organisms (molds, bacteria or green plants), which can inhibit or kill undesirable bacteria. Example: penicillin.
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Antibiotic

A class of natural and synthetic compounds that inhibit the growth of or kill other microorganisms. (See Antibiotic resistance, Bacteriocide, Bacteriostat.)
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Antibiotic

A drug belonging to a large group of agents used to eradicate bacterial infection
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Antibiotic

A drug that inhibits the growth of, or kills micro-organisms such as bacteria (germs), and is used to prevent or treat infectious diseases
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Antibiotic

a drug that is effective against bacteria
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Antibiotic

a drug that kills bacteria and other germs.
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Antibiotic

A drug that kills or reduces the growth of bacterial infection.
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Antibiotic

A drug that stops or slows the growth of bacteria.
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Antibiotic

A drug used to combat infection.
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Antibiotic

A drug used to combat infection.
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Antibiotic

A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms. Atrial Fibrillation
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antibiotic

A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
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antibiotic

a group of drugs that kill bacteria and other organisms that cause disease.
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