• (noun): A chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections.
    Synonyms: antibiotic drug
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on antibiotic, antibiotics:

Streptomyces Griseus - Antibiotic Production
... Interest in the genus Streptomyces for antibiotics came after the discovery of the antibiotic streptomycin in a S ... The discovery of streptomycin, an antituberculosis antibiotic, earned Waksman the Nobel Prize in 1952 ... strains of this species are now known to be rich sources of antibiotics and to produce 32 different structural types of commercially significant secondary metabolites ...
Steroid Rosacea - Treatment
... the topical steroid, and the use of a systemic antiinflammatory antibiotic ... The oral antibiotic will decrease the inflammatory nature of the lesions ... The antibiotic of choice is usually a tetracycline antibiotic ...
... is a motilin agonist derived from the macrolide antibiotic, erythromycin ... erythromycin, has these characteristics, but mitemcinal lacks the antibiotic properties of erythromycin ... carry the risk of unintentional selection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria ...
... Spiramycin is a macrolide antibiotic ... Spiramycin is a 16-membered ring macrolide (antibiotic) ... is played also by the slow release of the antibiotic from the tissue compartment, the marked action on microbes in sub-inhibition concentrations and the relatively long persisting post-antibiotic effect ...
Lactobacillus Fermentum - Antibiotic Resistance
... fermentum has antibiotic resistances ... from Lactobacillus fermentum and tested for antibiotic resistance against clinically important agents by using broth dilution tests ...

More definitions of "antibiotic":

  • (adj): Of or relating to antibiotic drugs.