mezlocillin

[ mez-luh-sil-in ]
/ ˌmɛz ləˈsɪl ɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a wide-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, C21H25N5O8S2, used parenterally in the treatment of infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Nearby words

  1. mezcal,
  2. mezcaline,
  3. meze,
  4. mezereon,
  5. mezereum,
  6. mezuzah,
  7. mezza voce,
  8. mezzaluna,
  9. mezzanine,
  10. mezzo

Origin of mezlocillin

me(thyl) + (imida)zol(e) (rearranged), components of the chemical name + (peni)cillin

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