Definition of 'antibiotic'
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But progress in finding new antibiotics is slow. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Any animal products sold through the platform must not use antibiotics or synthetic growth hormones. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The suggestion that antibiotics may be contributing to the obesity epidemic is now the subject of much research. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It became itchy and crusty and I was given antibiotics. The Sun (2017)Nice is also keen to further public understanding about antibiotic use, with students being especially likely to fail to finish courses or share them with friends. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The action will include warning patients and doctors of the risks of misuse, improving surveillance of the problem and reducing the concentrations of antibiotics used in agriculture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Patients must be told they risk their own health if they fail to take antibiotics properly, share them with others or flush away unused medicine, it says. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We do not use hormones as growth promoters and antibiotics are only used to treat illness. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)Patients were given stronger antibiotics to kill the bug. The Sun (2015)Both may need antibiotics from your doc. The Sun (2009)This can increase antibiotic resistance and is therefore not considered generally desirable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many attacks settle down on their own but sometimes you need a course of antibiotics. The Sun (2015)These remedies can be taken alongside antibiotics and steroids. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The simplest suggestion is a levy on pharma companies that refuse to work on new antibiotics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This could make the antibiotics used to treat human infections ineffective. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Treatment is with antibiotics that are used in large doses for a long time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Medics give him antibiotics and send him home. The Sun (2014)The emergence of antibiotic resistance is a product of natural selection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It used to be thought that a course of antibiotics meant you needed extra precautions. The Sun (2011)Patients take antibiotics until they feel better and then they stop. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The chief medical officer says action is needed because there are not enough new antibiotics becoming available. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Intensive farming techniques involve the use of antibiotics to restrict the spread of infection. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)About half were given antibiotics while the rest underwent operations. The Sun (2012) Taking antibiotics when they are not needed promotes resistance too. The Sun (2013)He is on a course of antibiotics and is recovering well. The Sun (2012)What probably occurs is that the antibiotics kill any bacteria that might otherwise produce mild infections which farmers would fail to recognize. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)With antibiotics, you may get better a day or so quicker. The Sun (2010)Typically this occurs when the normal, healthy intestinal bacteria have been killed off by antibiotics. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's tricky to treat but antibiotic lotions may help. The Sun (2015)If it persists, an oral antibiotic may be needed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Taking statins at the same time as a common antibiotic can cause death and kidney damage, a study suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'antibiotic'
British English: antibiotic /ˌæntɪbaɪˈɒtɪk/ NOUN
Antibiotics are drugs that are used in medicine to kill bacteria and to cure infections.
Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics.
- American English: antibiotic
- Arabic: مُضادّ حَيَويّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: antibiótico
- Chinese: 抗生素
- Croatian: antibiotik
- Czech: antibiotikum
- Danish: antibiotika
- Dutch: antibioticum
- European Spanish: antibiótico
- Finnish: antibiootti
- French: antibiotique
- German: Antibiotikum
- Greek: αντιβιοτικό
- Italian: antibiotico
- Japanese: 抗生物質
- Korean: 항생 물질
- Norwegian: antibiotikum
- Polish: antybiotyk
- European Portuguese: antibiótico
- Romanian: antibiotic
- Russian: антибиотик
- Spanish: antibiótico
- Swedish: antibiotikum
- Thai: ยาปฏิชีวนะ
- Turkish: antibiyotik
- Ukrainian: антибіотик
- Vietnamese: thuốc kháng sinh
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