antimycobacterial

adjective
an·​ti·​my·​co·​bac·​te·​ri·​al | \ -ˌmī-kō-bak-ˈtir-ē-əl How to pronounce antimycobacterial (audio) \
variants: also anti-mycobacterial

Medical Definition of antimycobacterial

: acting, used, or effective against mycobacteria antimycobacterial activity Interest in vitamin D declined with the development of specific antimycobacterial drugs, but in recent years further evidence has accumulated that this vitamin influences immunity to tuberculosis.— Richard Bellamy, The Lancet, 19 Feb. 2000

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“Antimycobacterial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antimycobacterial. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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