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tet·ra·cy·cline

 (tĕt′rə-sī′klēn′, -klĭn)
n.
1. A yellow crystalline compound, C22H24N2O8, synthesized or derived from certain microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
2. An antibiotic, such as chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline, having the same basic structure.

tetracycline

(ˌtɛtrəˈsaɪklaɪn; -klɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic synthesized from chlortetracycline or derived from the bacterium Streptomyces viridifaciens: used in treating rickettsial infections and various bacterial infections. Formula: C22H24N2O8
[C20: from tetra- + cycl(ic) + -ine2]

tet•ra•cy•cline

(ˌtɛ trəˈsaɪ klin, -klɪn)

n.
an antibiotic, C22H24H2O8, derived from a streptomyces, used in medicine to treat a broad variety of infections.
[1952; tetracycl(ic) having four fused hydrocarbon rings]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tetracycline - an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infectionstetracycline - an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
Declomycin, demeclocycline hydrochloride - tetracycline antibacterial (trade name Declomycin) effective in the treatment of some bacterial and rickettsial and other infections
Minocin, minocycline - tetracycline antibiotic (trade name Minocin) used to treat a variety of bacterial and rickettsial infections
Translations

tet·ra·cy·cline

n. tetraciclina, antibiótico de espectro amplio usado para combatir microorganismos gram-positivos y gram-negativos, ricketsia y cierta variedad de virus.

tetracycline

n tetraciclina
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