rifampicin

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ri·fam·pi·cin

 (rĭ-făm′pĭ-sĭn)
n.

[rif(omycin) + a(mino-) + m(ethyl) + p(iperazine) + alteration of -(m)ycin.]
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rifampicin

(rɪˈfæmpɪsɪn) or

rifampin

n
(Pharmacology) a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis, meningitis, and leprosy
[C20: from rifam(y)cin, from Rififi, nickname of the original culture + -mycin + inserted pi(perazine)]
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rifampicin

n. rifampicina, sustancia semisintética, antibacteriana que se usa en el tratamiento de la tuberculosis pulmonar.
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