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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria, used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis and infections of the urinary tract.

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  • noun an antibiotic used in the treatment of tuberculosis

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  • noun an antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus

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