ciprofloxacin

[ sip-roh-flok-suh-sin ]
/ ˌsɪp roʊˈflɒk sə sɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a fluoroquinolone, C17H18FN3O3, used in its hydrochloride form as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.

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British Dictionary definitions for ciprofloxacin

ciprofloxacin

/ (ˌsɪprəʊˈflɒksəsɪn) /

noun

a broad-spectrum antibiotic used against Gram-negative bacteria. It is effective against anthrax
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Science definitions for ciprofloxacin

ciprofloxacin

[ sĭp′rō-flŏksə-sĭn ]

A synthetic antibiotic with a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity, used mostly to treat skin, urinary tract, and respiratory tract infections.
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