from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A semisynthetic analogue of cephalosporin having a broad spectrum of antibiotic activity that is administered parenterally and used especially to treat systemic infections caused by susceptible microorganisms.
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- n. A semisynthetic antibiotic related to cephalosporin
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- n. a semisynthetic analogue of cephalosporin
cephalo(sporin) + thi(o)- + -(i)n.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)