clarithromycin

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cla·rith·ro·my·cin

 (klə-rĭth′rə-mī′sĭn)
n.
A macrolide antibiotic, C38H69NO13, used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, especially of the respiratory tract.

[Probably c(h)la(mydia) (the causative agent of a type of pneumonia targeted by the drug) + alteration of (e)rythromycin.]
Translations

clarithromycin

n claritromicina
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