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cloxacillin

cloxacillin

noun clox·a·cil·lin \ˌkläk-sə-ˈsi-lən\

Definition of CLOXACILLIN

:  a semisynthetic oral penicillin C19H17ClN3NaO5S effective especially against staphylococci which secrete beta-lactamase

Origin of CLOXACILLIN

chlor- + oxacillin
First Known Use: 1963

cloxacillin

noun clox·a·cil·lin \ˌkläk-sə-ˈsil-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLOXACILLIN

:  a semisynthetic oral penicillin C19H17ClN3NaO5S effective especially against staphylococci which secrete beta-lactamase—see tegopen

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