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Definitions

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

  • noun An antibacterial drug, C12H12N2O3, used to treat urinary tract infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.

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

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  • noun antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections

Etymologies

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

[Blend of naphthyridine (naphth(alene) + (p)yridine) and carboxylic acid, two of its constituents.]

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