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PCAT vocabulary: antibiotic

Definition of antibiotic (adjective) - a substance that destroys bacteria

Plural: Antibiotics

Example sentences with this word:
  • Antibiotics have bactericidal properties.
  • Antibiotic drugs have bactericidal properties.
  • It is unwise for general practitioners and the staff of casualty departments to delay giving antibiotic treatment until a lumbar puncture has been performed, such a response may prove fatal.

Appears in following categories: PCAT, MCAT