oxytetracycline

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

Definition of oxytetracycline

: 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

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

medical Definition of oxytetracycline

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

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