griseofulvin definition

  • noun:
    • An antibiotic, C17H17ClO6, administered by mouth to treat ringworm and other fungal attacks of your skin, tresses, and fingernails.
    • some of a class of antifungal drugs used in people and pets.
    • a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic drug using trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds associated with the genus Penicillium

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