Antibiotic synonyms

ăn'tĭ-bī-ŏt'ĭk, ăn'tī-
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(Pharmacology) Any of a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds or synthesized; they have a beta-lactam structure; most are active against gram-positive bacteria and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases.
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A sterile solution containing an antitoxin: it is taken from the blood serum of an immunized animal or person and injected into a person to prevent a specific disease, as tetanus or diphtheria, by creating a passive immunity
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An agent, such as a chemical or biological material, that inhibits bacterial growth.
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Any of the specific toxic constituents of animal venoms
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An agent that destroys microbes, inhibits their growth, or prevents or counteracts their pathogenic action
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A usually new drug that proves extraordinarily effective.
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The branch of this science encompassing treatment by drugs, diet, exercise, and other nonsurgical means.
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Of or containing sulfanilamide.
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(Medicine) The antibiotic chloramphenicol
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A substance or agent that kills ticks and mites.
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Any of various red, often toxic, polypeptide antibiotics obtained from soil bacteria.
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(Medicine) Any of a group of amphoteric antibiotic and antifungal agents derived from Streptomyces bacteria
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A nonprescription antibiotic, usually provided in topical ointment form and discovered as a product of the bacterium Bacillus subtilis.
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Any process or chemical compound that can produce sterility, used esp. in insect control
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A yellow antibiotic, C22H23ClN2O8, isolated from a microorganism (Streptomyces aureofaciens): it is used against a wide variety of bacterial and rickettsial infections and certain viruses
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A semisynthetic penicillin, C19 H18 ClN3 O5 S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.
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Any substance that kills fungi or their spores
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Any of a class of antifungal drugs used in humans and animals.
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A synthetic antibiotic related to penicillin, C17 H19 N2 O6 NaS, used to treat infections caused by staphylococci that produce beta-lactamase and are therefore resistant to beta-lactam penicillin drugs. It has largely been replaced by newer synthetic penicillin drugs that act similarly, such as dicloxacillin.
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(Biochemistry) Any of a family of aziridine-containing natural products isolated from the filamentous bacterium Streptomyces lavendulae, one of which is used as a chemotherapeutic agent.
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An aminoglycoside and bactericidal antibiotic administered via intramuscular injection.
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Any of a group of antibiotics produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces lavendulae) and active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and some fungi.
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An antibiotic peptide obtained from the bacterium Bacillus subtilis that is active against gram-positive bacteria and various pathogenic fungi.
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An antibiotic, C66 H75 Cl2 N9 O24 , obtained from the actinomycete Amycolatopsis orientalis (formerly Streptomyces orientalis ), used usually in the form of its hydrochloride to treat infections with staphylococci and other gram-positive bacteria.
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A substance or agent used to kill worms, especially parasitic worms.
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(Medicine) An antibiotic, of complex structure, derived from the actinomycete Streptomyces puniceus
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a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
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An antibiotic obtained from the bacteria Streptomyces erythreus, effective against many gram-positive bacteria and some gram-negative bacteria.
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Find another word for antibiotic. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for antibiotic, like: penicillin, antitoxin, bacteriostat, venin, antimicrobial, wonder drug, miracle drug, medicine, eradicant, sulfa and chloromycetin.