methicillin

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meth·i·cil·lin

 (mĕth′ĭ-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C17H20N2O6S, formerly used in the form of its sodium salt to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococci.

[Blend of methoxy- (meth- + oxy-) and penicillin.]

methicillin

(ˌmɛθɪˈsɪlɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat various infections
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Noun1.methicillin - antibiotic drug of the penicillin family used in the treatment of certain staphylococcal infectionsmethicillin - antibiotic drug of the penicillin family used in the treatment of certain staphylococcal 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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methicillin

n meticilina