nafcillin definition

  • noun:
    • A semisynthetic, white to yellowish white dust, C21H21N2NaO5S, utilized as an antibiotic in serious staphylococcal attacks.
    • A beta-lactam antibiotic drug of penicillin course.
    • a penicillinase-resistant as a type of penicillin (trade title Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to take care of attacks caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci

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