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.
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- n. antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections
Shortening and alteration of naphthyridine and carboxylic acid, elements of one of its chemical names.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)