aztreonam definition

  • noun:
    • A synthetic monobactam initially separated from Chromobacterium violaceum, similar for action to penicillin.
    • an antibiotic (trade name Azactam) made use of against extreme infections; has minimal unwanted effects
    • A synthetic monobactam initially isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum, comparable in action to penicillin.
    • an antibiotic (trade title Azactam) made use of against serious infections; has minimal side-effects

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