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penicillin

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌpen.əˈsɪl.ɪn/
a type of antibiotic (= a medicine that kills bacteria)
Translations of “penicillin”
in Arabic بَنسيلين…
in Korean 페니실린…
in Malaysian penisilin…
in French (de) pénicilline…
in Turkish penisilin…
in Italian penicillina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤尼西林,青黴素…
in Russian пенициллин…
in Polish penicylina…
in Vietnamese thuốc pênixilin…
in Spanish penicilina…
in Portuguese penicilina…
in Thai ยาปฏิชีวนะ…
in German das Penicillin, Penicillin……
in Catalan penicil·lina…
in Japanese ペニシリン…
in Indonesian penisilin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盘尼西林,青霉素…
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