As nouns the difference between antibiotic and lincomycin
is that antibiotic
is antibiotic while lincomycin
is a lincosamide antibiotic derived from streptomyces lincolnensis
As an adjective antibiotic
(pharmacology) Any substance that can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and similar microorganisms.
* See also
(pharmacology) Of or relating to antibiotics.
(obsolete) Of or relating to the theory that extraterrestrial life does not exist.