oxytetracycline

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noun oxy·tet·ra·cy·cline \ˌäk-si-ˌte-trə-ˈsī-ˌklēn\

Definition of oxytetracycline

  1. :  a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H24N2O9 produced by a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces rimosus)

First Known Use of oxytetracycline

1952


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oxytetracycline

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noun oxy·tet·ra·cy·cline \-ˌte-trə-ˈsī-ˌklēn\

Medical Definition of oxytetracycline

  1. :  a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H24N2O9 produced by a soil actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. rimosus)—see terramycin


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