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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Penicillium name of a type of mold, from Latin penicillus; PENCIL1

penicillin

noun
     
Related topics: Drugs, Medicines
pen‧i‧cil‧lin [uncountable]
MD a type of medicine that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria

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