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penicillin British & World English

An antibiotic or group of antibiotics produced naturally by certain blue moulds, now usually prepared synthetically. Penicillin was discovered in 1928 and during the Second World War became the first antibiotic to be used by doctors

procaine penicillin British & World English

A slow-acting antibiotic made from a salt of procaine and a form of penicillin

penicillin English-Spanish

penicilina f

penicillin is derived from mold in derive English-Spanish

la penicilina se obtiene (a partir) del moho

he cited the example of penicillin in example English-Spanish

puso como ejemplo el caso de la penicilina

the patient was intolerant of o to penicillin in intolerant English-Spanish

el paciente tenía intolerancia a la penicilina

he is renowned for having discovered penicillin in renowned English-Spanish

es célebre por haber descubierto la penicilina