ceftriaxone

noun cef·tri·ax·one \ ˌsef-ˌtrī-ˈak-ˌsōn \

Definition of ceftriaxone

:a broad-spectrum semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic C18H18N8O7S3 administered parenterally in the form of its sodium salt

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Origin and Etymology of ceftriaxone

cef- (alteration of cephalosporin) + -triaxone, of unknown origin


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ceftriaxone

noun cef·tri·ax·one \ ˌsef-ˌtrī-ˈak-ˌsōn \

medical Definition of ceftriaxone

:a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic that is administered parenterally in the form of its hydrated disodium salt C18H16N8Na2O7S3·3¹/₂H2O

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