antibiotic

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • adjective preventing or reducing the growth of bacteria and fungi

Agriculture

  • noun a drug such as penicillin which was originally developed from fungi and which stops the spread of bacteria or fungi

Food

  • noun a drug such as penicillin that is developed from living substances and stops the spread of microorganisms

Medical

  • noun a drug which is developed from living substances and which stops the spread of bacteria, e.g. penicillin
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