ceftriaxone


cef·tri·ax·one

noun \ˌsef-ˌtrī-ˈak-ˌsōn\

Definition of CEFTRIAXONE

:  a broad-spectrum semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic C18H18N8O7S3 administered parenterally in the form of its sodium salt

Origin of CEFTRIAXONE

cef- (alteration of cephalosporin) + -triaxone, of unknown origin
First Known Use: 1984

cef·tri·ax·one

noun \ˌsef-ˌtrī-ˈak-ˌsōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEFTRIAXONE

: a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic that is administered parenterally in the form of its hydrated disodium salt C18H16N8Na2O7S3·312H2O

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