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demeclocycline

[dem-uh-kloh-sahy-kleen]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a broad-spectrum antibiotic, C21H21ClN2O8, derived from a mutant strain of the bacterium Streptomyces aureofaciens: used against a wide range of susceptible microorganisms.
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Origin of demeclocycline

contraction and rearrangement of 7-chloro-6-demethyltetracycline, an alternate name
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