Associations to the word «Antibiotic»

Wiktionary

ANTIBIOTIC, noun. (pharmacology) Any substance that can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and similar microorganisms.
ANTIBIOTIC, adjective. (pharmacology) Of or relating to antibiotics.
ANTIBIOTIC, adjective. (obsolete) Of or relating to the theory that extraterrestrial life does not exist.

Dictionary definition

ANTIBIOTIC, noun. A chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs".
ANTIBIOTIC, adjective. Of or relating to antibiotic drugs.

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