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antibiotic

an·ti·bi·ot·ic

antibiotic

 
pronunciation:
aen ti baI a tihk
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part of speech: noun
definition: substance derived from fungi or other organisms and used to destroy or prevent the growth of bacteria or other disease-causing organisms.
derivation: antibiotically (adv.)
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