nalidixic acid

noun na·li·dix·ic acid \ ˌnā-lə-ˈdik-sik- \

Definition of nalidixic acid

: an antibacterial agent C12H12N2O3 that is used especially in the treatment of genitourinary infections

Origin and Etymology of nalidixic acid

perhaps from naphthyridine (C8H6N2 — from naphth- + pyridine) + carboxylic acid


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nalidixic acid

noun na·li·dix·ic acid \ ˌnā-lə-ˌdik-sik- \

medical Definition of nalidixic acid

: an antibacterial agent C12H12N2O3 that is used especially in the treatment of genitourinary infections — see neggram

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