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penicillium British & World English

A blue mould that is common on food, being added to some cheeses and used sometimes to produce penicillin

Penicillium in blue mould British & World English

A bluish fungus which grows on food, some kinds of which are used to produce blue cheeses or antibiotics such as penicillin

Penicillium in penicillin British & World English

A blue mould of a type that produces penicillin

Penicillium griseofulvum in griseofulvin British & World English

An antibiotic used against fungal infections of the hair and skin