methacycline

noun

metha·​cy·​cline ˌmeth-ə-ˈsī-ˌklēn How to pronounce methacycline (audio)
: a semisynthetic tetracycline C22H22N2O8 with longer duration of action than most other tetracyclines and used in the treatment of gonorrhea especially in penicillin-sensitive subjects

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“Methacycline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methacycline. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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