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chloramphenicol

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C11H12Cl2N2O5, derived from the soil bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae or produced synthetically.

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  • noun medicine A broad-spectrum antibiotic originally derived from the bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae but now produced synthetically

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

  • noun an oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever)

Etymologies

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

[chlor(o)– + am(ide) + phe(no)– + ni(tro)– + (gly)col.]

Examples

  • In the surgical intensive care unit where patient 9 had been sent, the hospital was conducting a drug trial of an older antibiotic called chloramphenicol.

    SUPERBUG

  • In the surgical intensive care unit where patient 9 had been sent, the hospital was conducting a drug trial of an older antibiotic called chloramphenicol.

    SUPERBUG

  • In the surgical intensive care unit where patient 9 had been sent, the hospital was conducting a drug trial of an older antibiotic called chloramphenicol.

    SUPERBUG

  • The agency says the antibiotic, called chloramphenicol, is not approved for use in food, animal feed, or food-producing animals in the United States.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • Also, antibiotics such as chloramphenicol will inhibit the mitochondrial ribosome and the ribosomes of bacteria, but they won’t affect the function of the ribosomes in the cytosol of your cells.

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  • In 2002, 154,000 pounds of Chinese honey contaminated with chloramphenicol, banned in Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand and the United States because it treats anthrax but is known to cause bone marrow failure through aplastic anemia -- turned up in our grocery stores, unknowingly.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Tons of Unrecognizable Honey

  • The first problem with that is some Chinese honey is "tainted with banned antibiotics" such as ciprofloxacin and chloramphenicol.

    Who's Watching Our Nation's Honey Imports? Pretty Much No One - The Consumerist

  • When the MRSA strain passed from patient 9 to patient 10 in an adjacent intensive-care bed, it picked up resistance to chloramphenicol as well.

    SUPERBUG

  • New antibiotics followed in the footsteps of penicillin: chloramphenicol in 1947, tetracycline in 1948.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • When the MRSA strain passed from patient 9 to patient 10 in an adjacent intensive-care bed, it picked up resistance to chloramphenicol as well.

    SUPERBUG

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