Antibiotic

ANTIBIOTIC

The word Antibiotic means “Against Life “. An Antibiotic is antimicrobial/antibacterial agents or substance which act against, destroy or inhibit (slow down) the reproduction and growth of Bacteria.

Antibiotic was first discovered by Sir ALEXANDER FLEMING in 1928 and was available in 1940s. The mass production and distribution were done in 1945.