clavulanic acid

noun
clav·u·lan·ic acid | \ˌklav-yə-ˌlan-ik- \

Medical Definition of clavulanic acid 

: a beta-lactam antibiotic C8H9NO5 produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. clavuligerus) that is a beta-lactamase inhibitor and is usually used in the form of its clavulanate salt of potassium especially in combination with amoxicillin — see augmentin

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