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An antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone class, C18H20FN3O4, used to treat various infections, especially of the urinary tract, urethra, and skin.
[Probably o(xy)- (from its oxygen-containing pyridine ring) + -floxacin, fluoroquinolone suff.; see ciprofloxacin.]
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ofloxacinn ofloxacino, ofloxacina
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