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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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