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di·clox·a·cil·lin

 (dī-klŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H17Cl2N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.
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Noun1.dicloxacillin - antibacterial (trade name Dynapen) used to treat staphylococcal infections that are resistant to penicillin
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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dicloxacillin

n dicloxacilina
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