hetacillin

noun
het·​a·​cil·​lin | \ ˌhet-ə-ˈsil-ən How to pronounce hetacillin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hetacillin

: a semisynthetic oral penicillin C19H23N3O4S that is converted to ampicillin in the body and has medical uses similar to those of ampicillin

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“Hetacillin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hetacillin. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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