quinolone

World English Dictionary
quinolone (ˈkwɪnəˌləʊn)
 
n
any of a group of synthetic antibiotics, including ciprofloxacin, that inactivate an enzyme required for the replication of certain microorganisms

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quinolone   (kwĭn'ə-lōn')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of a class of synthetic antibiotics that inhibit the replication of bacterial DNA.
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