oxacillin

noun ox·a·cil·lin \ ˌäk-sə-ˈsi-lən \

Definition of oxacillin

: a semisynthetic penicillin administered in the form of its hydrated sodium salt C19H18N3NaO5S·H2O to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant staphylococci

Origin and Etymology of oxacillin

ox- + azole + penicillin


Medical Dictionary

oxacillin

noun ox·a·cil·lin \ ˌäk-sə-ˈsil-ən \

medical Definition of oxacillin

: a semisynthetic penicillin administered in the form of its hydrated sodium salt C19H18N3NaO5S·H2O to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant staphylococci

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