antibiotic sensitivity

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an·ti·bi·ot·ic sen·si·tiv·i·ty

microbial susceptibility to antibiotics.
See also: antibiotic sensitivity test, minimal inhibitory concentration.
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an·ti·bi·ot·ic sen·si·tiv·i·ty

(antē-bī-otik sensi-tivtē)
Microbial susceptibility to antibiotics.
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