[griz-ee-oh-foo l-vin, -fuhl-, gris-] /ˌgrɪz i oʊˈfʊl vɪn, -ˈfʌl-, ˌgrɪs-/

noun, Pharmacology.
an antibiotic, C 17 H 17 ClO 6 , obtained from a species of Penicillium, used in the treatment of ringworm and other fungous infections of the skin.
an antibiotic used to treat fungal infections

griseofulvin gris·e·o·ful·vin (grĭz’ē-ə-fŭl’vĭn)
An antibiotic administered orally for the treatment of ringworm and other fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails.


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