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Drugs & Supplements Index (A)

Drugs & Supplements Index (A)
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Antibiotic – [an″te-, an″ti-bi-ot´ik] – noun – [ Drug type ]
: a chemical substance produced by a microorganism that has the capacity, in dilute solutions, to kill other microorganisms or inhibit their growth. Antibiotics that are sufficiently nontoxic to the host are used as chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of infectious diseases.
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