- Pharmacology. noting an antibiotic effective against a wide range of organisms.
- having a wide range of uses.
Origin of broad-spectrum
Related Words for broad-spectrumall-around, all-round, broad, comprehensive, extended, extensive, far-reaching, global, inclusive, large, overall, sweeping, widespread, wide-ranging
Examples from the Web for broad-spectrum
Contemporary Examples of broad-spectrum
In other words, fluoride is a broad-spectrum, bipartisan, long-lasting magnet for dissent.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
Historical Examples of broad-spectrum
Even the broad-spectrum drugs were losing their effectiveness to a dangerous degree within decades of their introduction.The Native Soil
Alan Edward Nourse
- (modifier) effective against a wide variety of diseases or microorganismsa broad-spectrum antibiotic