Meaning of Penicillin

English: Penicillin
Bangla: পেনিসিলিন, বীজঘ্ন, বীজবারক পদার্থবিশেষ
Hindi: पेनिसिलिन, एक रोगनाशक ओषधि (सर्वप्रथम फफूंद से आविष्‍कृत) जो किसी रोग के कीटाणुओं की वृद्धि को रोकने के काम में आती है
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

any of several antibiotics of low toxicity, produced naturally by molds of the genus Penicillium and also semisynthetically, having a bactericidal action on many susceptible Gram-positive or Gram-negative cocci and bacilli, some also being effective against certain spirochetes.

Definition: 2

any of a group of antibiotics with powerful bactericidal action, used to treat many types of infections, including pneumonia, gonorrhoea, and infections caused by streptococci and staphylococci: originally obtained from the fungus Penicillium, esp P. notatum. Formula: R-C9H11N2O4S where R is one of several side chains