• Definition for "chloramphenicol"
    • An antibiotic, C11H12Cl2N2O5, derived from the earth bacterium…
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chloramphenicol definition

  • noun:
    • An antibiotic, C11H12Cl2N2O5, derived from the earth bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae or created synthetically and effective against an easy spectrum of microorganisms.
    • A broad-spectrum antibiotic initially derived from the bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae nevertheless now created synthetically
    • an oral antibiotic drug (trade name Chloromycetin) always treat severe infections (especially typhoid fever)
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