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Solution - What Are Antibiotics? Give ‘Two’ Examples - Drugs and Their Classification

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What are antibiotics? Give ‘two’ examples

Solution

An antibiotic is a drug derived from living matter or microorganisms which is used to kill or prevent the growth of other microorganisms. The antibiotics are classified into two types—bactericidal (killing bacteria) and bacteriostatic (inhibits growth of bacteria).

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2014-2015 (March)
Question 6.3 | 2 marks
Solution for question: What Are Antibiotics? Give ‘Two’ Examples concept: Drugs and Their Classification. For the courses HSC Science (Computer Science), HSC Science (Electronics), HSC Science (General)
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