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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A compound, C12H12N2O3, used to treat infections of the genital and urinary tracts caused by gram-negative bacteria.

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  • n. A quinolone antibiotic used to treat infections of the genital and urinary tracts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections

Etymologies

Shortening and alteration of naphthyridine and carboxylic acid, elements of one of its chemical names.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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