azithromycin


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a·zith·ro·my·cin

 (ə-zĭth′rə-mī′sĭn)
n.
A macrolide antibiotic, C38H72N2O12, used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

[az(o)- + alteration of (er)ythromycin.]
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Noun1.azithromycin - a systemic antibacterial medicine (trade name Zithromax) that is prescribed to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the bodyazithromycin - a systemic antibacterial medicine (trade name Zithromax) that is prescribed to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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azithromycin

n azitromicina
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