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

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“Antimycobacterial.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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