antibacterial drug

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n antibacterial drug any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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Usage


In news:

Task force seeks breakthrough in developing antibacterial drugs.
The US Food and Drug Administration today announced the formation of an internal task force that will support the development of new antibacterial drugs, a critical public health care goal and a priority for the agency.
The US Food and Drug Administration today announced the formation of an internal task force that will support the development of new antibacterial drug s, a critical public health care goal and a priority for the agency.
The findings come as physicians increasingly are being challenged to find antibacterial drugs that are effective on their patients due to growing resistance to the medications and a lack of new antibiotics , health professionals say.
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