amoxicillin

noun amox·i·cil·lin \ ə-ˌmäk-sē-ˈsi-lən \

Definition of amoxicillin

: a semisynthetic penicillin C16H19N3O5S derived from ampicillin

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Origin and Etymology of amoxicillin

amino + ox- + penicillin


Medical Dictionary

amoxicillin

noun amox·i·cil·lin
variants: or British amoxycillin play \ə-ˌmäk-sē-ˈsil-ən\

medical Definition of amoxicillin

: a semisynthetic penicillin C16H19N3O5S derived from ampicillin — see amoxil, augmentin, larotid, trimox

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