Synonyms

1. penicillin

noun. ['ˌpɛnəˈsɪlən'] any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases.

Synonyms

  • SK-Ampicillin
  • griseofulvin
  • Augmentin
  • Polycillin
  • penicillin G
  • antibiotic
  • penicillin F
  • Pipracil
  • Fulvicin
  • ampicillin
  • phenoxymethyl penicillin
  • antibiotic drug
  • Larotid
  • Polymox
  • methicillin
  • penicillin O
  • penicillin V
  • Trimox
  • penicillinase-resistant antibiotic
  • piperacillin
  • Principen
  • Amoxil
  • amoxicillin

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Words that Rhyme with Penicillin

  • santillan
  • mcquillin
  • mcquillen
  • mcquillan
  • mcmillon
  • mcmillian
  • mcmillen
  • mcmillan
  • macmillan
  • gilfillan
  • mcgillen
  • bouillon
  • balilan
  • trilon
  • spillane
  • skillen
  • quillon
  • quillen
  • quillan
  • willen
  • villain
  • philon
  • nylen
  • millon
  • millin
  • millen
  • millan
  • killen
  • kilen
  • hillen

How do you pronounce penicillin?

Pronounce penicillin as ˌpɛnəˈsɪlən.

US - How to pronounce penicillin in American English

UK - How to pronounce penicillin in British English

How to spell penicillin? Is it penicillium? Or punicalin? Common misspellings are:

  • penicillium
  • punicalin

Example sentences of the word penicillin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Amoxicillin and penicillin are more alike than they are different 4.

2. Adjective
Common drugs that cause hives are penicillin, aspirin, ibuprofen and blood pressure medications.

3. Verb, base form
People allergic to penicillin will also likely demonstrate an allergy to amoxicillin.

4. Noun, plural
The mold is, in fact, related to penicillin and fights harmful bacteria in the body.

2. penicillin-resistant_bacteria

noun. bacteria that are unaffected by penicillin.

Synonyms

  • bacterium
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