penicillin

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English bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955) Alexander Fleming , Fleming , Sir Alexander Fleming
antibiotic; a semisynthetic oral penicillin (trade names Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) used to treat bacterial infections amoxicillin , Amoxil , Augmentin , Larotid , Polymox , Trimox
semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin) ampicillin , Polycillin , Principen , SK-Ampicillin
severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance (especially a vaccine or penicillin or shellfish or insect venom) to which the organism has become sensitized by previous exposure anaphylactic shock
penicillin and other bacterial infection medicine antibiotic
penicillin that constitutes the principal component of many commercial antibiotics benzylpenicillin , penicillin G
enzyme produced by certain bacteria that inactivates penicillin and results in resistance to that antibiotic beta-lactamase , penicillinase
one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity cephalosporin , Mefoxin
British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979) Chain , Ernst Boris Chain , Sir Ernst Boris Chain
antibacterial (trade name Dynapen) used to treat staphylococcal infections that are resistant to penicillin dicloxacillin , Dynapen
British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968) Florey , Howard Florey , Sir Howard Walter Florey
kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium Fulvicin , griseofulvin
genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food; used in making cheese and as a source of penicillin genus Penicillium , Penicillium
form of penicillin V (trade name Ledercillin VK) Ledercillin VK , penicillin V potassium
antibiotic (trade name Lincocin) obtained from a streptomyces bacterium and used in the treatment of certain penicillin-resistant infections Lincocin , lincomycin
antibiotic drug of the penicillin family used in the treatment of certain staphylococcal infections methicillin
penicillin source mold
penicillinase-resistant form of penicillin (trade name Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci Nafcil , nafcillin
form of penicillin resistant to penicillinase and effective against penicillin-resistant staphylococci oxacillin
first form of penicillin that was isolated in Great Britain penicillin F
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