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A semisynthetic analog of fluoroquinolone, C17H18FN3O3, that is administered orally and has a broad spectrum of antibiotic activity.
[Alteration of cy(clo)- + pro(pyl) + -floxacin, fluoroquinolone suff. (fl(uoro)- + alteration of oxy- + probably cin(namic acid)).]
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(Pharmacology) a broad-spectrum antibiotic used against Gram-negative bacteria. It is effective against anthrax
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|Noun||1.||ciprofloxacin - an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints|
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ciprofloxacinn ciprofloxacino, ciprofloxacina
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