Medical Dictionary

ampicillin

noun am·pi·cil·lin \ˌam-pə-ˈsil-ən\

Medical Definition of AMPICILLIN

:  a penicillin C16H19N3O4S that is effective against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria and is used in anhydrous forms, as the trihydrate, or as the sodium salt to treat various infections of the urinary, respiratory, and intestinal tracts—see penbritin
April 25, 2015
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nimble or easily flexed
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