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doxycycline

[dok-see-sahy-kleen, -klin] /ˌdɒk siˈsaɪ klin, -klɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
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.
Origin
contraction of deoxytetracycline
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British Dictionary definitions for doxycycline

doxycycline

/ˌdɒksɪˈsaɪklɪn/
noun
1.
a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat conditions caused by a wide range of bacteria, including anthrax
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doxycycline in Medicine

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

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