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clavulanic acid

noun clav·u·lan·ic acid \ˌklav-yə-ˌlan-ik-\

Medical Definition of CLAVULANIC ACID

:  a beta-lactam antibiotic C8H9NO5 produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. clavuligerus) that is a beta-lactamase inhibitor and is usually used in the form of its clavulanate salt of potassium especially in combination with amoxicillin—see augmentin
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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