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cloxacillin

[klok-suh-sil-in] /ˌklɒk səˈsɪl ɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a semisynthetic penicillin, C 19 H 17 ClN 3 NaO 5 S, used chiefly against penicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; blend of chlor-2 and oxacillin
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British Dictionary definitions for cloxacillin

cloxacillin

/ˌklɒksəˈsɪlɪn/
noun
1.
a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat staphylococcal infections due to penicillin-resistant organisms
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cloxacillin in Medicine

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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