Definition of Antibacterial drug
1. Noun. Any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth.
Specialized synonyms: Antibiotic, Antibiotic Drug, Azithromycin, Zithromax, Dapsone, Dicloxacillin, Dynapen, Hexachlorophene, Inh, Isoniazid, Nydrazid, Mandelamine, Methenamine, Urex, Nalidixic Acid, Neggram, Neosporin, Macrodantin, Nitrofurantoin, Rifadin, Rifampin, Rimactane, Sulfa, Sulfa Drug, Sulfonamide, Sulpha, Achromycin, Tetracycline, Crystal Violet, Gentian Violet
Generic synonyms: Medicament, Medication, Medicinal Drug, Medicine
Derivative terms: Bactericidal
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Literary usage of Antibacterial drug
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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 200-299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"2, 1998] § 201.24 Labeling for systemic antibacterial drug products. The labeling of all systemic drug products intended for human use ..."
2. Treating Infectious Diseases in a Microbial World: Report of Two Workshops by National Research Council, Bls, National Academies Press (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2006)
"... suggesting a future decrease in scientific expertise in antibacterial-drug discovery and development skills (Projan 2003; Shlaes 2003). ..."
3. Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Sulfonamide: the first antibacterial drug that was not overly toxic to humans. It is a synthetic, antimicrobial (rather than antibiotic) drug. ..."