narrow-spectrum

adjective
nar·​row-spec·​trum | \ ˈnar-(ˌ)ō-ˈspek-trəm, ˈnar-ə- How to pronounce narrow-spectrum (audio) \

Medical Definition of narrow-spectrum

: effective against only a limited range of organisms narrow-spectrum antibiotics effective only against gram-negative bacteria — compare broad-spectrum

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“Narrow-spectrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/narrow-spectrum. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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