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[kahr-ben-uh-sil-in] /ˌkɑr bɛn əˈsɪl ɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
a semisynthetic penicillin, C 17 H 16 N 2 Na 2 O 6 S, used against certain bacteria, especially those involved in urinary tract infections.
Origin of carbenicillin
First recorded in 1965-70; carb- + (p)enicillin Unabridged
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carbenicillin in Medicine

carbenicillin car·ben·i·cil·lin (kär-běn'ĭ-sĭl'ĭn)
A semisynthetic derivative of penicillin that is effective in the treatment of infections caused by certain susceptible strains of gram-negative bacteria.

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