minocycline

[min-oh-sahy-kleen, -klin]

noun Pharmacology.

a long-acting, broad-spectrum, semisynthetic antibiotic drug, C23H27N3O7, derived from tetracycline.

Origin of minocycline

(a)mino- + (deoxytetra)cycline, a chemical component; see deoxy-, tetracycline
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