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Definition of Antibiotic

Anti: a prefix meaning “against,” “opposite of,” used in the formation of compound words Biotic: “of life” (Greek) The word antibiotic means “against life”. Modern medical definitions often equate “antibiotic” with “antibacterial” and follow by asserting that antibiotics are not effective against viruses. However the modern idea of antibiotics clearly incorporates the killing of life.… Continue reading Definition of Antibiotic