noun Etymology: meth- + penicillin Date: 1961 a semisynthetic penicillin C17H19N2O6NaS used especially in the form of its sodium salt against beta-lactamase-producing staphylococci

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  • Methicillin — См. Метициллин (Источник: «Словарь терминов микробиологии») …   Словарь микробиологии

  • Methicillin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Methicillin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • methicillin — meth·i·cil·lin .meth ə sil ən n a semisynthetic penicillin C17H19N2O6NaS that is esp. effective against beta lactamase producing staphylococci * * * n. a semisynthetic penicillin that was originally used to treat infections by penicillin… …   Medical dictionary

  • methicillin — Penicillinase resistant penicillin antibiotic …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • methicillin — /meth euh sil in/, n. Pharm. a semisynthetic penicillin antibiotic, C17H19N2NaO6S, used principally in the treatment of severe, penicillin resistant staphylococci infections. [1960 65; METH(YL) + (PEN)ICILLIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • methicillin — noun An antibiotic drug, chemically related to penicillin, often used against strains of bacteria which have become resistant to penicillin …   Wiktionary

  • methicillin — [ˌmɛθɪ sɪlɪn] noun Medicine a semi synthetic form of penicillin. Origin 1960s: from meth(yl) and (pen)icillin …   English new terms dictionary

  • methicillin — meth·i·cil·lin …   English syllables

  • methicillin — n.; see meticillin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • methicillin — noun antibiotic drug of the penicillin family used in the treatment of certain staphylococcal infections • Hypernyms: ↑penicillin …   Useful english dictionary

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