clindamycin

noun
clin·​da·​my·​cin | \ ˌklin-də-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce clindamycin (audio) \

Medical Definition of clindamycin

: an antibiotic C18H33ClN2O5S derived from and used similarly to lincomycin

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“Clindamycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/clindamycin. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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