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[ok-si-te-truh-sahy-klin, -kleen] /ˌɒk sɪˌtɛ trəˈsaɪ klɪn, -klin/

noun, Pharmacology.
a dull-yellow, crystalline antibiotic powder, C 2 2 H 2 4 N 2 O 9 , produced by Streptomyces rimosus, used chiefly in treating infections caused by streptococci, staphylococci, Gram-negative bacilli, rickettsiae, and certain protozoans and viruses.
a broad-spectrum antibiotic, obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces rimosus, used in treating various infections. Formula: C22H24N2O9 OTC

oxytetracycline ox·y·tet·ra·cy·cline (ŏk’sē-tět’rə-sī’klĭn, -klēn’)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from the actinomycete Streptomyces rimosus and used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.


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