Medical Dictionary

narrow–spectrum

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adjective nar·row–spec·trum \ˈnar-(ˌ)ō-ˈspek-trəm, ˈnar-ə-\

Medical Definition of narrow–spectrum

  1. :  effective against only a limited range of organisms <narrow–spectrum antibiotics effective only against gram-negative bacteria>—compare broad-spectrum


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