oxytetracycline

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ox·y·tet·ra·cy·cline

 (ŏk′sē-tĕt′rə-sī′klĭn, -klēn′)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22H24N2O9, derived from the actinomycete Streptomyces rimosus and used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

oxytetracycline

(ˌɒksɪˌtɛtrəˈsaɪklɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a broad-spectrum antibiotic, obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces rimosus, used in treating various infections. Formula: C22H24N2O9. Abbreviation: OTC
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Noun1.oxytetracycline - a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trademark Terramycin) obtained from a soil actinomycete; used to treat various bacterial and rickettsial infections
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"