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azithromycin

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noun azith·ro·my·cin \ə-ˌzith-rō-ˈmīs-ən\

Medical Definition of azithromycin

  1. :  a semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic C38H72N2O12 that is derived from erythromycin and is used especially as an antibacterial agent—see zithromax, z-pak




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