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oxytetracycline

noun oxy·tet·ra·cy·cline \-ˌte-trə-ˈsī-ˌklēn\

Definition of OXYTETRACYCLINE

:  a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H24N2O9 produced by a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces rimosus)

First Known Use of OXYTETRACYCLINE

1953

oxytetracycline

noun oxy·tet·ra·cy·cline \-ˌte-trə-ˈsī-ˌklēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OXYTETRACYCLINE

:  a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H24N2O9 produced by a soil actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. rimosus)—see terramycin

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