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antibiotic

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adjective an·ti·bi·ot·ic \-bī-ˈät-ik; -bē-\

Medical Definition of antibiotic

  1. 1:  tending to prevent, inhibit, or destroy life

  2. 2:  of or relating to antibiotics or to antibiosis

antibiotically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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antibiotic

noun an·ti·bi·ot·ic

Medical Definition of antibiotic

  1. :  a substance produced by or a semisynthetic substance derived from a microorganism and able in dilute solution to inhibit or kill another microorganism





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