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The most common component of most penicillin preparations, used usually in the form of its stable salts, and injected to treat infections caused primarily by gram-positive bacteria. Also called benzylpenicillin.
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|Noun||1.||penicillin G - the penicillin that constitutes the principal component of many commercial antibiotics|
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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