Glossary definition of Penicillins

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Definition of Penicillins

Penicillins - Antibiotics derived from the mould Penicillium notatum.

Specifically know as Penicillin G and belongs to a class of similar substances called penicillins. They are all active against a wide variety of bacteria, producing their effects by disrupting synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, and are used to treat a variety of infections caused by bacteria.

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