amoxicillin

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amoxicillin   (ə-mŏk'sĭ-sĭl'ĭn)  Pronunciation Key 
An antibiotic derived from penicillin, having an antibacterial spectrum of action similar to that of ampicillin. Chemical formula: C16H19N3O5.
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