Antibiotic vs Cefalexin - What's the difference?

antibiotic | cefalexin |


As nouns the difference between antibiotic and cefalexin

is that antibiotic is antibiotic while cefalexin is a particular oral cephalosporin antibiotic.

As an adjective antibiotic

is antibiotic.

antibiotic

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pharmacology) Any substance that can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and similar microorganisms.
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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (pharmacology) Of or relating to antibiotics.
  • (obsolete) Of or relating to the theory that extraterrestrial life does not exist.
  • See also

    * antibacterial * antiseptic

    cefalexin

    English

    Alternative forms

    * cephalexin

    Noun

    (-)
  • A particular oral cephalosporin antibiotic.