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an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl),
Tending to destroy microbes, to prevent their multiplication or growth, or to prevent their pathogenic action.

antimicrobial

(ăn′tē-mī-krō′bē-əl, ăn′tī-) also

antimicrobic

(-bĭk)
adj.
Capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms: antimicrobial drugs.

an′ti·mi·cro′bial n.

antimicrobial

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes.
 
noun An agent that attenuates, kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes.

antimicrobial

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes noun An agent that attenuates, kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes

an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl)
Tending to destroy microbes, to prevent their multiplication or growth, or to prevent their pathogenic action.

antimicrobial

Able to destroy microorganisms.

Antimicrobial

A plant substance that acts to inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms, or acts to destroy them.
Mentioned in: Echinacea

an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl)
Tending to destroy microbes, to prevent their multiplication or growth, or to prevent their pathogenic action.
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The researchers found that 12 of the 20 ant species had some sort of antimicrobial agent on their exoskeletons - including some species, like the thief ant, that hadn't previously been shown to do so.
multocida (0.5cm), which means their antimicrobial agents are secretory in nature.
Derendorf, "Class-dependent relevance of tissue distribution in the interpretation of anti-infective pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic indices," International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, vol.
CSO samples expressed resistance to all eight antimicrobial agents in 7.8% of the samples.
Antimicrobial agents were used empirically in 79% (n = 228) of infections while 21% (n = 59) of the infections were treated with antimicrobial agents based on available culture results.
Table-II: Frequency and percentage of prior exposure of antimicrobial agents in patients with MDR ACB VAP compared to susceptible ACB VAP; crosstabs Chi square analysis for odds ratio of developing MDR strain infection.
Moreover, studies on effect of [beta]-lapachone combined with antimicrobial agents against MRSA have not been published so far.
"Key players in the regulation, supply and use of antimicrobial agents at farm level were consulted throughout the process to ensure the guide is robust.
Antimicrobial resistance is as ancient as antimicrobial agents, as it protects both antimicrobial-producing microbes from their own products and competitor microbes from antimicrobial attack in nature.
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