Synonyms for penicillin-resistant bacteria | Synonym.com

Synonyms and antonyms for penicillin-resistant bacteria

1. bacteria (n.)

(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

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2. penicillin-resistant (adj.)

unaffected by penicillin

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3. resistant (adj.)

relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

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4. penicillin (n.)

any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases

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5. resistant (adj.)

impervious to being affected

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6. resistant (adj.)

incapable of absorbing or mixing with

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7. non-resistant (n.)

a reformer who believes in passive resistance

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8. resistant (adj.)

disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

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9. resistant (adj.)

able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

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10. penicillin-resistant bacteria (n.)

bacteria that are unaffected by penicillin

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