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antibiotic

n.1.A chemical substance derived from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections.
2.any chemical substance having therapeutically useful antibacterial or antifungal activity; - used commonly but loosely for synthetic as well as natural antimicrobial agents.
adj.1.of or pertaining to an antibiotic.
2.having antimicrobial activity; capable of killing microbes.
Noun1.antibioticantibiotic - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
Synonyms: antibiotic drug
Adj.1.antibiotic - of or relating to antibiotic drugs
Chloromycetin, Terramycin, acaricide, actinomycin, alexipharmic, amphotericin, antacid, anthelmintic, antidotal, antimicrobial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antitoxic, bacitracin, bacteriostatic, bug bomb, carbamate insecticide, carbomycin, chemosterilant, chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide, chlortetracycline, cloxacillin, contact poison, defoliant, dihydrostreptomycin, disinfectant, eradicant, erythromycin, febrifugal, fradicin, fumigant, fungicide, germicide, gramicidin, griseofulvin, herbicide, insect powder, insecticide, methicillin, microbicide, miticide, mitomycin, organic chlorine, organic phosphate insecticide, penicillin, pesticide, poison, rat poison, roach paste, roach powder, rodenticide, stomach poison, streptomycin, streptothricin, subtilin, sulfa, systemic, systemic insecticide, tetracycline, toxic, toxicant, toxin, tylocin, tyrothricin, vancomycin, venin, venom, vermicide, viomycin, virus, weed killer
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Antiar
Antiarin
antiarrhythmic
antiarrhythmic drug
antiarrhythmic medication
Antiasthmatic
Antiattrition
antiauthoritarian
Antibacchius
Antibacterial
antibacterial drug
antiballistic missile
antibaryon
antiberiberi factor
Antibillous
antibiosis
-- antibiotic --
antibiotic drug
antiblack
antibodies
Antibody
Antibrachial
Antibrachium
Antibromic
Antibubonic
Antiburgher
Antic
Antic-mask
anticancer
anticatalyst
Anticatarrhal
Anticathode
Anticausodic
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