cloxacillin

cloxacillin

[klok-suh-sil-in]
noun Pharmacology.
a semisynthetic penicillin, C 19 H 17 ClN 3 NaO 5 S, used chiefly against penicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections.

Origin:
1965–70; blend of chlor-2 and oxacillin

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cloxacillin (ˌklɒksəˈsɪlɪn)
 
n
a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat staphylococcal infections due to penicillin-resistant organisms

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cloxacillin clox·a·cil·lin (klŏk'sə-sĭl'ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic antibiotic of the penicillin group that is used primarily to treat infections caused by staphylococci, streptococci, or pneumococci.

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