Definitions

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

  • noun An antibiotic, C17H17ClO6, administered orally for the treatment of ringworm and other fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails.

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  • noun Any of a class of antifungal drugs used in humans and animals.

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  • noun a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium

Etymologies

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

[New Latin (Pēnīcillium) grīseofulvum, species of penicillium (Medieval Latin grīseus, griseous; see griseous + Latin fulvum, neuter of fulvus, tawny; see ghel- in Indo-European roots) + –in.]

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Penicillium griseofulvum, the mould from which it is derived, and -in.

Examples

  • If the ringworm is on the scalp, then it requires an oral antifungal medication called griseofulvin to make it go away.

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  • If the ringworm is on the scalp, then it requires an oral antifungal medication called griseofulvin to make it go away.

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  • If the ringworm is on the scalp, then it requires an oral antifungal medication called griseofulvin to make it go away.

    You Raising Your Child

  • If the ringworm is on the scalp, then it requires an oral antifungal medication called griseofulvin to make it go away.

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  • Although most and vigorous gripkill proper hand grisactin not done griseofulvin nicotine.

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  • Oral contraceptive failure may occur with the concomitant use of griseofulvin, rifampicin, and other antibiotics, especially aminopenicillins e.g.

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  • Oral contraceptive failure may occur with the concomitant use of griseofulvin, rifampicin, and other antibiotics, especially aminopenicillins e.g.

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  • Vaccinations help prevent some virus infections. rabies animal bites warts touch fungus ringworm athlete's foot jock itch by touch or from clothing sulfur and vinegar ointments: undecylenic, benzoic, salicylic acid griseofulvin internal parasites (harmful animals living in the body)

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  • - A short course of griseofulvin may be effective for adults: griseofulvin: 1.5 g taken at the same time as a greasy meal.

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  • - Use griseofulvin only in extensive cases (see below).

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