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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antibacterial  \An`ti*bac*te"ri*al\,  a.  (Med.) 
  a  Inimical  to  bacteria;  --  applied  esp.  to  serum  for 
  protection  against  bacterial  diseases. 
  b  Opposed  to  the  bacterial  theory  of  disease. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antibacterial 
  adj  :  destroying  bacteria  or  inhibiting  their  growth 
  n  :  any  drug  that  destroys  bacteria  or  inhibits  their  growth 
  [syn:  {antibacterial  drug}] 




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