cloxacillin

[ klok-suh-sil-in ]
/ ˌklɒk səˈsɪl ɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a semisynthetic penicillin, C19H17ClN3NaO5S, used chiefly against penicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections.

Nearby words

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  2. clownery,
  3. clownify,
  4. clowning,
  5. clownish,
  6. cloy,
  7. cloying,
  8. cloyingly,
  9. cloze,
  10. cloze test

Origin of cloxacillin

1965–70; blend of chlor-2 and oxacillin

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British Dictionary definitions for cloxacillin

cloxacillin

/ (ˌklɒksəˈsɪlɪn) /

noun

a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat staphylococcal infections due to penicillin-resistant organisms
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