amoxicillin definition

  • noun:
    • An semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O5S, having an antibacterial spectrum of activity similar to that of ampicillin.
    • A moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by susceptible microorganisms, with formula C16H19N3O5S.
    • an antibiotic; a semisynthetic dental penicillin (trade brands Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) familiar with treat transmissions

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