[dok-see-sahy-kleen, -klin]
noun Pharmacology.
a synthetic analog of a broad-spectrum antibiotic tetracycline drug, C 22 H 24 N 2 O 8 , used against a wide range of susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.

contraction of deoxytetracycline Unabridged
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doxycycline (ˌdɒksɪˈsaɪklɪn)
a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat conditions caused by a wide range of bacteria, including anthrax

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doxycycline dox·y·cy·cline (dŏk'sĭ-sī'klēn', -klĭn)
An antibacterial derived from tetracycline.

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