clindamycin


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Related to clindamycin: metronidazole, Clindamycin phosphate

clin·da·my·cin

 (klĭn′də-mī′sĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic antibiotic, C18H33ClN2O5S, derived from lincomycin and active against gram-positive bacteria.

[Alteration and blend of chloro- and lincomycin (with d perhaps from deoxy-).]

clindamycin

(ˌklɪndəˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Medicine) an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
Translations

clindamycin

n clindamicina
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