Explain the term antibiotic. Give an example of an antibiotic.

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An antibiotic is defined as the medicine which helps in inhibiting the bacterial growth or kills them. They are basically produced by one micro-organism that  inhibits the growth of another micro-organisms inside a body. These drugs are only used to treat bacterial infections and no viral infections. Few examples of antibiotics are : penicillin, flucloxacillin and amoxicillin etc.

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