Chloramphenicol



[klawr-am-fen-i-kawl, -kol, klohr-] /ˌklɔr æmˈfɛn ɪˌkɔl, -ˌkɒl, ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble antibiotic, C 11 H 12 Cl 2 N 2 O 5 , obtained from cultures of Streptomyces venezuelae or synthesized: used chiefly in the treatment of infections caused by certain bacteria, by rickettsiae, and by certain viruses.
/ˌklɔːræmˈfɛnɪˌkɒl/
noun
1.
a broad-spectrum antibiotic used esp in treating typhoid fever and rickettsial infections: obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae or synthesized. Formula: C11H12N2O5Cl2

chloramphenicol chlor·am·phen·i·col (klôr’ām-fěn’ĭ-kôl’, -kōl’)
n.
A broad-spectrum oral antibiotic derived from the soil bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae or produced synthetically.
chloramphenicol
(klôr’ām-fěn’ĭ-kôl’, -kōl’)
An antibiotic derived from the soil bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae or produced synthetically, and effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms. Chemical formula: C11H12Cl2N2O5.

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