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Meaning of “penicillin” in the English Dictionary

"penicillin" in British English

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penicillinnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌpen.əˈsɪl.ɪn/
a ​type of antibiotic (= a ​medicine that ​killsbacteria)
(Definition of penicillin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"penicillin" in American English

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penicillinnoun [U]

 us   /ˌpen·əˈsɪl·ən/
a ​type of ​antibiotic (= ​medicine that ​killsbacteria)
(Definition of penicillin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “penicillin”
in Korean 페니실린…
in Arabic بَنسيلين…
in Malaysian penisilin…
in French (de) pénicilline…
in Russian пенициллин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤尼西林,青黴素…
in Italian penicillina…
in Turkish penisilin…
in Polish penicylina…
in Spanish penicilina…
in Vietnamese thuốc pênixilin…
in Portuguese penicilina…
in Thai ยาปฏิชีวนะ…
in German das Penicillin, Penicillin……
in Catalan penicil·lina…
in Japanese ペニシリン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盘尼西林,青霉素…
in Indonesian penisilin…
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