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A semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O5S, having an antibacterial spectrum of action similar to that of ampicillin.

[am(ino)- + (hydr)ox(y) + (pen)icillin.]
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(əˈmɒksɪˌsɪlɪn) or


a penicillin antibiotic used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections
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(æmˌɒk səˈsɪl ɪn, əˌmɒk-)

a semisynthetic penicillin, C18H19N3O5S, taken orally as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
[1970–75; perhaps am(ino-hydr)ox(yphenyl) + (pen) icillin]
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Noun1.amoxicillin - an antibioticamoxicillin - an antibiotic; a semisynthetic oral penicillin (trade names Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) used to treat bacterial 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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n amoxicilina
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