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cefaclor

[ sef-uh-klawr, -klohr ]
/ ˈsɛf əˌklɔr, -ˌkloʊr /
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noun Pharmacology.

a cephalosporin antibiotic, C15H14ClN3O4, used in the treatment of infections.

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Origin of cefaclor

Respelling of cepha(losporin) + chlor(ine), a chemical component
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Medical definitions for cefaclor

cefaclor
[ sĕfə-klôr′ ]

n.

A semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic given orally and used primarily to treat respiratory, ear, and skin infections.
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