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.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?

Origin of mezlocillin

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

Words nearby mezlocillin

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020