penicillin O

noun
\ -ˈō How to pronounce penicillin O (audio) \

Medical Definition of penicillin O

: a penicillin C13H18N2O4S2 that is similar to penicillin G in antibiotic activity but that is obtained by growing the penicillia in a culture medium that contains a precursor

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“Penicillin O.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/penicillin%20O. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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