Methicillin



[meth-uh-sil-in] /ˌmɛθ əˈsɪl ɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
1.
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.
/ˌmɛθɪˈsɪlɪn/
noun
1.
a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat various infections

methicillin meth·i·cil·lin (měth’ĭ-sĭl’ĭn)
n.
A synthetic antibiotic related to penicillin and most commonly used in treatment of infections caused by staphylococci that produce penicillinase.

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