nalidixic acid

(redirected from Wintomylon)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

na·li·dix·ic acid

 (nā′lĭ-dĭk′sĭk)
n.
An antibacterial drug, C12H12N2O3, used to treat urinary tract infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.

[Blend of naphthyridine (naphth(alene) + (p)yridine) and carboxylic acid, two of its constituents.]

nalidixic acid

(ˌnælɪˈdɪksɪk)
n
a synthetic antibiotic used to treat infections of the urinary tract. Formula: C12H12N2O3
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nalidixic acid - antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
Translations

nalidixic acid

n ácido nalidíxico