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[oks] /ɒks/ noun, plural oxen for 1, 2, oxes for 3. 1. the adult castrated male of the genus Bos, used chiefly as a draft animal. 2. any member of the bovine family. 3. Informal. a clumsy, stupid fellow. Chemistry. 1. a combining form meaning “containing oxygen”: oxazine. 1. . /ɒks/ noun (pl) oxen (ˈɒksən) […]
combining form 1. indicating that a chemical compound contains oxygen, used esp to denote that a heterocyclic compound is derived from a specified compound by replacement of a carbon atom with an oxygen atom: oxazine
[ok-suh-sil-in] /ˌɒk səˈsɪl ɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a semisynthetic penicillin, C 1 9 H 1 9 N 3 O 5 S, used in the treatment of serious staphylococcal infections. oxacillin ox·a·cil·lin (ŏk’sə-sĭl’ĭn) n. A semisynthetic penicillin effective against penicillin-resistant infections, especially those of staphylococci.
- Oxalacetic acid
oxaloacetic acid (ŏk’sə-lō-ə-sē’tĭk, ŏk-sāl’ō-) or oxalacetic acid (ŏk’sə-lō-ə-sē’tĭk, ŏk-sāl’ō-) A colorless crystalline organic acid that is formed by oxidation of malic acid in the Krebs cycle and by transamination from aspartic acid. It is important as an intermediate in the metabolism of carbohydrates and a precursor in the synthesis of amino acids. Chemical formula: C4H4O5.