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Definitions and Synonyms of antibacterial | Another word for antibacterial | What is antibacterial?

Definition 1: any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for antibacterial in the sense of this definition

(antibacterial is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) 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"

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) an antibacterial drug (trade names Rifadin and Rimactane) used to treat tuberculosis

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) trade name for a topical drug containing several antibacterials; used as an ointment for skin irritations and in the form of eyedrops for minor eye infections

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial agent (trade names Mandelamine and Urex) that is contained in many products that are used to treat urinary infections

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial substance that is a water-soluble powder used in antiseptic soaps and toothpaste

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial (trade name Dynapen) used to treat staphylococcal infections that are resistant to penicillin

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) antibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) a systemic antibacterial medicine (trade name Zithromax) that is prescribed to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body

(... is a kind of antibacterial ) a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment

Definition 2: destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth - [adjective denoting pert]

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