phenethicillin potassium phe·neth·i·cil·lin potassium (fə-něth’ĭ-sĭl’ĭn)
A semisynthetic oral penicillin preparation that is stable in gastric acid and is rapidly but only partially absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
[fen-eth-uh l] /fɛnˈɛθ əl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, viscous, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 8 H 1 0 O, having a faint roselike odor: used chiefly in perfumery.
[fi-net-ik] /fɪˈnɛt ɪk/ adjective, Biology. 1. pertaining to or based on the observable similarities and differences between organisms without regard to assumed genealogy. adj. coined 1960, from Greek phainein “to appear” (see phantasm) + -etic. Related: Phenetically.
[fi-net-iks] /fɪˈnɛt ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Biology. 1. classification of organisms based on measurable similarities and differences rather than genetic makeup and evolutionary descent. /fɪˈnɛtɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) (biology) a system of classification based on similarities between organisms without regard to their evolutionary relationships
[fuh-net-i-deen, -din] /fəˈnɛt ɪˌdin, -dɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless organic liquid, C 8 H 1 1 NO, used chiefly in its para form (para-phenetidine) in the synthesis of , dyes, and other compounds. /fɪˈnɛtɪˌdiːn; -dɪn/ noun 1. a liquid amine that is a derivative of phenetole, existing in three isomeric forms: used in the […]