from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A semisynthetic analogue of cephalosporin, C15H14ClN3O4S, that is administered orally and has a broad spectrum of antibiotic activity.
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- n. A semisynthetic analogue of the antibiotic cephalosporin
Alteration of cepha(losporin) + c(h)lor(ine).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)