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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: nall
Previous Word in the Dictionary: naled
All Words Near: nalidixic acid

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up nalidixic acid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).