HyperDic: penicillin-resistant

English > 1 sense of the word penicillin-resistant:
ADJECTIVEpertpenicillin-resistantunaffected by penicillin
English > penicillin-resistant: 1 sense > adjective 1, pert
Meaningunaffected by penicillin.
Example"penicillin-resistant bacteria"
Nounspenicillinany of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases

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