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chlortetracycline

[klawr-te-truh-sahy-klin, -kleen, klohr-] /klɔrˌtɛ trəˈsaɪ klɪn, -klin, kloʊr-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a yellow, crystalline, antibiotic powder, C 22 H 23 N 2 O 8 Cl, biosynthesized by Streptomyces aureofaciens, used in the treatment of infections.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; chlor-2 + tetracycline
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Examples for chlortetracycline
  • chlortetracycline is an antibiotic frequently utilized in raising swine both as a medicine and as a growth promoter.
British Dictionary definitions for chlortetracycline

chlortetracycline

/klɔːˌtɛtrəˈsaɪkliːn/
noun
1.
an antibiotic used in treating many bacterial and rickettsial infections: obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces aureofaciens. Formula: C22H23ClN2O8
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chlortetracycline in Medicine

chlortetracycline chlor·tet·ra·cy·cline (klôr'tět-rə-sī'klēn', -klĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces aureofaciens.

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