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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C16H17N5O7S2, given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt.

[cef(a)- + perhaps t(hi)a(zole) + (o)xime.]
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Noun1.cefotaxime - a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract
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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