nalidixic acid


na·li·dix·ic acid

noun \ˌnā-lə-ˈdik-sik-\

Definition of NALIDIXIC ACID

:  an antibacterial agent C12H12N2O3 that is used especially in the treatment of genitourinary infections

Origin of NALIDIXIC ACID

perhaps from naphthyridine (C8H6N2 — from naphth- + pyridine) + carboxylic acid
First Known Use: 1962

na·li·dix·ic acid

noun \ˌnā-lə-ˌdik-sik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NALIDIXIC ACID

: an antibacterial agent C12H12N2O3 that is used especially in the treatment of genitourinary infections—see neggram

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