[ dem-uh-kloh-sahy-kleen ]
/ ˌdɛm ə kloʊˈsaɪ klin /
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a broad-spectrum antibiotic, C21H21ClN2O8, derived from a mutant strain of the bacterium Streptomyces aureofaciens: used against a wide range of susceptible microorganisms.
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Origin of demeclocycline
Contraction and rearrangement of 7-chloro-6-demethyltetracycline, an alternate name
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