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A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H18ClN3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.

[c(h)l(oro)- + ox(o)- + a(zo)- + (peni)cillin.]
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(Pharmacology) a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat staphylococcal infections due to penicillin-resistant organisms
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