follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

demeclocycline

[dem-uh-kloh-sahy-kleen] /ˌdɛm ə kloʊˈsaɪ klin/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a broad-spectrum antibiotic, C 21 H 21 ClN 2 O 8 , derived from a mutant strain of the bacterium Streptomyces aureofaciens: used against a wide range of susceptible microorganisms.
Origin
contraction and rearrangement of 7-chloro-6-demethyltetracycline, an alternate name
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for demeclocycline

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for demeclocycline