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A drug used to treat bacterial infections. Antibiotics have no effect on viral infections. Originally, an antibiotic was a substance produced by one microorganism that selectively inhibits the growth of another. Synthetic antibiotics, usually chemically related to natural antibiotics, have since been produced that accomplish comparable tasks.In 192 [..]
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A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
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[Gk. anti, against + bios, life] A chemical that kills bacteria or inhibits their growth.
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Substance produced by, and obtained from, certain living cells (especially bacteria, yeasts and moulds), or an equivalent synthetic substance, which is biostatic or biocidal at low concentrations to s [..]
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Product produced by living organisms such as yeast that destroys or inhibits the growth of other organisms, especially bacteria.
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Term used to refer to any substance that is used to slow down the growth of bacteria or stop it altogether.
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a drug that stops or slows the growth of bacteria.
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1894, "destructive to micro-organisms," from French antibiotique (c. 1889), from anti- "against" (see anti-) + biotique "of (microbial) life," from Late Latin bioticus &q [..]
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A natural or manufactured substance that prevents the growth of bacteria or fungi. Some antibiotics are used to treat infectious diseases.
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substance that can stop or slow the growth of certain microbes, such as bacteria. Antibiotics do not stop viruses.
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A substance that is used to treat infections.
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a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs&a [..]
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Substance that inhibits the growth of microorganisms, antibodiesProteins (immunoglobulins) in cell surfaces and dissolved in blood, capable of combining with the antigens that stimulated their production. antibody
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antibiotic (pop)
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bacteriostatic
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A substance produced by an organism that kills bacteria.
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  A class of natural and synthetic compounds that inhibit the growth of or kill some micro-organisms. Antibiotics such as penicillin are often used to control (to some extent kill) contaminating org [..]
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Substance secreted by many micro-organisms (particularly fungi) which is toxic to other species. Viruses are unaffected by antibiotics.
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a substance of natural or synthetic origin capable of stopping the multiplication of bacteria.
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A natural product that inhibits bacterial growth (is bacteriostatic) and sometimes results in bacterial death (is bacteriocidal).
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A substance that is produced by one microorganism and which inhibits or kills another. Antibiotics vary widely in structure. They can act either on a particular microorganism (i.e. they are specific) [..]
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A substance that is produced by a species of microorganism and, in dilute solution, has the capacity to inhibit the growth of or kill certain other organisms.
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chemical compounds from living cells, that inhibit growth or kill microorganisms.
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A natural or synthetic chemical that is used to kill bacteria in order to treat diseases in humans and animals.
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Medicine used to treat infections in the blood, urine, lungs and other areas of the body.
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Any chemical or biological agent that harms the growth of micro-organisms.
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a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria or other microorganisms
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Substance produced by bacteria or fungi that destroys or prevents the growth of other bacteria and fungi. Antibiotics are not effective against viruses.
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(n) a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections(adj) of or relating to antibiotic drugs
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A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
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A drug that kills or reduces the growth of bacterial infection.
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A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms. Atrial Fibrillation: A heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) that usually involves a fast heart rate that is not regular.
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A drug used to combat bacterial infection by killing bacteria or slowing their growth.
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[anti-, against + bio, life] (n) an agent that kills microorganisms
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Definition: (AN-tee-by-AH-tik) : A substance, such as penicillin, that can destroy or inhibit the growth of microorganisms, usually associated with an infection.
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Chemical substance capable of preventing the development of micro-organisms. Antibiotique
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Antibiotic: Any natural or synthetic chemical agent with activity against microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, and protozoa). Protonsil, a diazo dye and the first [..]
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A drug used to kill or suppress the growth of bacteria.  
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A substance produced by micro-organisms which inhibits the growth of, or destroys, bacteria. They may be given by injection, by mouth or applied locally.
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A class of drugs used to destroy bacteria while remaining safe for the human or animal being treated.
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a chemical substance that can weaken or kill microorganisms (like bacteria and fungi) without significant harm to the person infected; not effective against viruses.
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 a soluble substance derived from a mold or bacterium that inhibits the growth of other bacterial micro-organisms. Antibiotic resistance
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A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
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An agent – either chemically synthesized or isolated from fungi or other organisms – that kills outright, or is detrimental to, the growth of bacteria.
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An organic substance of microbial origin (usually mold or actinomycete bacteria) that is either toxic or growth inhibiting for other organisms. Also with the advent of synthetic methods of production, [..]
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A substance produced by bacteria or fungi that destroys or prevents the growth of other bacteria and fungi. [6]
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A substance that fights bacteria.
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In relation to guidance about drug master files and certificates of suitability means:
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a substance produced by a microorganism and able to inhibit the growth of other microorganisms, or to kill them. See S. A. Waksman, Mycologia 39: 565, 1947 for a discussion of this term. A complex che [..]
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A substance that fights bacteria.
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a substance used to treat infections by killing or inhibiting microbes
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A substance that fights bacteria.
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A drug, for example, penicillin, used to treat infection caused by bacteria or fungi.
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A compound that inhibits the growth and reproduction of bacteria. Antibiotics are not effective against viruses.
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Type of medication used to treat infections involving bacteria.
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A substance that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria, fungi or parasites.
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A substance produced by one organism that can destroy or slow down the growth of other microorganisms.
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Substance produced by bacteria or fungi that destroys or inhibits the growth of micro-organisms.  
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A chemical substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms. In cosmetics it is used to treat acne.
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A chemical substance that kills microorganisms and cures infections.
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  Any variety of natural or synthetic substances that inhibit growth of or destroy microorganisms. Used extensively in treatment of (and prophylactic prevention of) infectious diseases.
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A drug that stops or slows the growth of bacteria. Antiseptic
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<pharmacology> A chemical substance produced by a microorganism which has the capacity, in dilute solutions, to inhibit the growth of or to kill other microorganisms. Antibiotics that are suffic [..]
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A class of natural and synthetic compounds that inhibit the growth of or kill other microorganisms.
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An organic chemical substance produced by micro organisms that has the capacity in dilute solutions to destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and other micro organisms. An antibiotic is used most o [..]
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A drug or preparation used to prevent and treat infection.
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A class of drugs that either inhibit the growth of or kill microbial pathogens like bacterial, fungal or viral organisms.
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A secondary biotic substance secreted by an organism which inhibits growth in other organisms.
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A drug or preparation used to prevent and treat infection.
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A substance used to combat bacterial infection by killing or slowing the growth of organisms.
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A drug which can destroy or inhibit growth of infectious organisms such as bacteria.
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a medication that prohibits growth of or destroys microorganisms that cause infections (Amoxicilline, Amphotericin, Erythromycin, Gentamicin, Azapen, Staphcillin, Vancomycin, Tetracycline, etc.)
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A drug belonging to a large group of agents used to eradicate bacterial infection
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