fluoroquinolone


flu·o·ro·quin·o·lone

noun \ˌflr-ō-ˈkwi-nə-ˌlōn\

Definition of FLUOROQUINOLONE

:  any of a group of fluorinated derivatives of quinolone that are used as antibacterial drugs

First Known Use of FLUOROQUINOLONE

1984

flu·o·ro·quin·o·lone

noun \-ˈkwin-ə-ˌlōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLUOROQUINOLONE

: any of a group of fluorinated derivatives (as ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin) of quinolone that are used as antibacterial drugs

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