Medical Definition of Antimicrobial
Antimicrobial: A drug used to treat a microbial infection.
"Antimicrobial" is a general term that refers to a group of drugs that includes antibiotics, antifungals, antiprotozoals, and antivirals.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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