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Adjective: antibiotic  ,an-tee-bI'ó-tik
  1. Of or relating to antibiotic drugs
Noun: antibiotic  ,an-tee-bI'ó-tik
  1. A chemical substance derivable from a mould or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
    "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs";
    - antibiotic drug

Derived forms: antibiotics

Type of: antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide

Encyclopedia: Antibiotic