Superbug



noun, Informal.
1.
a pathogenic bacterium that has developed immunity to antibiotics, or an insect that has developed immunity to insecticides.
noun
1.
(informal) an infective microorganism that has become resistant to antibiotics

superbug su·per·bug (sōō’pər-bŭg’)
n.
Any of various disease-causing bacteria that develop a resistance to drugs normally used to control or eradicate them.

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