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A semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O5S, having an antibacterial spectrum of action similar to that of ampicillin.

[am(ino)- + (hydr)ox(y) + (pen)icillin.]
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(əˈmɒksɪˌsɪlɪn) or


a penicillin antibiotic used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections
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(æmˌɒk səˈsɪl ɪn, əˌmɒk-)

a semisynthetic penicillin, C18H19N3O5S, taken orally as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
[1970–75; perhaps am(ino-hydr)ox(yphenyl) + (pen) icillin]
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Noun1.amoxicillin - an antibioticamoxicillin - an antibiotic; a semisynthetic oral penicillin (trade names Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) used to treat bacterial infections
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
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n amoxicilina
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References in periodicals archive ?
Los agentes antimicrobianos mas utilizados son penicilina, amoxicilina, cefazolina, eritromicina, clindamicina, imipenem y vancomicina.
(1966), para os seguintes antimicrobianos: amoxicilina (10 [micron]g), ampicilina (10 [micron]g), cefalexina (30 [micron]g), cefalotina (30 [micron]g), cefoperazone (75 [micron]g), cefoxitina (30 [micron]g), ceftiofur (30 [micron]g), clindamicina (20 [micron]g), cloranfenicol (30 [micron]g), enrofloxacina (5 [micron]g), eritromicina (15 [micron]g), gentamicina (10 [micron]g), neomicina (30 [micron]g), norfloxacina (10 [micron]g), oxacilina (10 [micron]g), penicilina (10 U.I.), sulfametoxazol+trimetoprin (25 [micron]g), tetraciclina (30 [micron]g).
Adicionalmente, fueron realizados los perfiles de susceptibilidad a los antibioticos: cloranfenicol (30 [micron]g), norfloxacina (10 [micron]g), amikacina (30 [micron]g), kanamicina (30 [micron]g), ampicilina (10 [micron]g); sulperazona (30 [micron]g), tetraciclina (30 [micron]g), aztreonam (30 [micron]g), ceftazidima (30 [micron]g), gentamicina (10 [micron]g); amoxicilina (25 [micron]g), sulfametoxazol-trimetoprima (25 [micron]g), acido nalidixico (30 [micron]g) y ciprofioxacina (5 [micron]g) (Oxoid, Britain Greath).