US rifampin (rɪˈfæmpɪn)
/ (rɪˈfæmpɪsɪn) /
a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis, meningitis, and leprosy
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Word Origin for rifampicin
C20: from rifam (y) cin, from Rififi, nickname of the original culture + -mycin + inserted pi (perazine)
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