[ klin-duh-mahy-sin ]
/ ˌklɪn dəˈmaɪ sɪn /
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a toxic semisynthetic antibiotic, C18H33ClN2O5S, used to treat serious infections chiefly due to various anaerobic bacteria, especially Bacteroides.
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Medical definitions for clindamycin
[ klĭn′də-mī′sĭn ]
A semisynthetic antibiotic derived from lincomycin, active against gram-positive bacteria.
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