cephaloridine

noun

ceph·​a·​lor·​i·​dine ˌse-fə-ˈlȯr-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce cephaloridine (audio)
-ˈlär-
: a semisynthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic C19H17N3O4S2 derived from cephalosporin

Word History

Etymology

probably from cephalosporin + -idine

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cephaloridine was in 1964

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Cite this Entry

“Cephaloridine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cephaloridine. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

cephaloridine

noun
ceph·​a·​lor·​i·​dine ˌsef-ə-ˈlȯr-ə-ˌdēn, -ˈlär- How to pronounce cephaloridine (audio)
: a semisynthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic C19H17N3O4S2 derived from a cephalosporin
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