cloxacillin

noun clox·a·cil·lin \ ˌkläk-sə-ˈsi-lən \

Definition of cloxacillin

: a semisynthetic oral penicillin C19H17ClN3NaO5S effective especially against staphylococci which secrete beta-lactamase

Origin and Etymology of cloxacillin

chlor- + oxacillin


Medical Dictionary

cloxacillin

noun clox·a·cil·lin \ ˌkläk-sə-ˈsil-ən \

medical Definition of cloxacillin

: a semisynthetic oral penicillin C19H17ClN3NaO5S effective especially against staphylococci which secrete beta-lactamase — see tegopen

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