cefoxitin sodium

[ sə-fŏksĭ-tĭn ]

n.

A semisynthetic, broad-spectrum antibiotic that acts by inhibiting bacterial cell-wall synthesis; used for lower respiratory, genitourinary, intra-abdominal, gynecological, skin and joint infections, and septicemia.

Nearby words

  1. cvs,
  2. cvt,
  3. cw,
  4. cwa,
  5. cwlth,
  6. cwmbran,
  7. cwo,
  8. cwp,
  9. cwps,
  10. cws


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