[meth-uh-sil-in] /ˌmɛθ əˈsɪl ɪn/
a semisynthetic antibiotic, C 1 7 H 1 9 N 2 NaO 6 S, used principally in the treatment of severe, penicillin-resistant staphylococci infections.
a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat various infections
methicillin meth·i·cil·lin (měth’ĭ-sĭl’ĭn)
A synthetic antibiotic related to penicillin and most commonly used in treatment of infections caused by staphylococci that produce penicillinase.
[me-thim-uh-zohl, -thahy-muh-] /mɛˈθɪm əˌzoʊl, -ˈθaɪ mə-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a white crystalline substance, C 4 H 6 N 2 S, that inhibits thyroxin synthesis, used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
[mi-thingks] /mɪˈθɪŋks/ verb (impersonal);, past methought. Archaic. 1. it seems to me. /mɪˈθɪŋks/ verb (past) methought 1. (transitive; takes a clause as object) (archaic) it seems to me v. Old English me þyncð “it seems to me,” from me (pron.), dative of I, + þyncð, third person singular of þyncan “to seem,” reflecting the Old […]
[me-thahy-uh-kahrb] /mɛˈθaɪ əˌkɑrb/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline compound, C 1 1 H 1 5 NO 2 S, used as a nonsystemic insecticide and miticide.
[me-thahy-uh-neen, -nin] /mɛˈθaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an amino acid, CH 3 SCH 2 CH 2 CH(NH 2)COOH, found in casein, wool, and other proteins or prepared synthetically: used as a supplement to a special diet in the prevention and treatment of certain liver diseases. Symbol: M. Abbreviation: Met; /mɛˈθaɪəˌniːn; -ˌnaɪn/ noun 1. an […]