[pen-uh-sil-it, -eyt] /ˌpɛn əˈsɪl ɪt, -eɪt/
having a penicil or penicils.
(biology) having or resembling one or more tufts of fine hairs: a penicillate caterpillar
[peen-l-ahyz, pen-] /ˈpin lˌaɪz, ˈpɛn-/ verb (used with object), penalized, penalizing. 1. to subject to a penalty, as a person. 2. to declare (an action, deed, etc.) punishable by law or rule. 3. to put under a disadvantage or handicap. /ˈpiːnəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to impose a penalty on (someone), as for breaking a law […]
noun, English Criminal Law. 1. imprisonment together with hard labor. noun 1. (English criminal law) (formerly) the imprisonment of an offender and his subjection to hard labour. It was substituted for transportation in 1853 and abolished in 1948 Compare hard labour
- Penicillin g
penicillin G n. The most commonly used penicillin compound, used primarily in the form of its stable salts. Also called benzylpenicillin.
- Penicillin v
penicillin V n. A semisynthetic oral pencillin compound that is very stable even in high humidity and that resists destruction by gastric juice.