ceftazidime

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cef·taz·i·dime

 (sĕf-tăz′ĭ-dēm′)
n.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C22H22N6O7S2, that is given intravenously and is especially effective against some species of Pseudomonas.

[cef(a)- + t(hi)az(ole) + (am)id(e) + (ox)ime.]
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Noun1.ceftazidime - a parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity
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ceftazidime

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