nalidixic acid

nalidixic acid
noun Etymology: perhaps from naphthyridine (C8H6N2 — from naphth- + pyridine) + carboxylic acid Date: 1962 an antibacterial agent C12H12N2O3 that is used especially in the treatment of genitourinary infections

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  • nalidixic acid — /nay li dik sik, nay /, Pharm. a substance, C12H12N2O3, that has antibacterial activity against many susceptible Gram negative organisms, esp. used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. [1960 65; by shortening and rearrangement of… …   Universalium

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  • nalidixic acid — noun A quinolone antibiotic used to treat infections of the genital and urinary tracts …   Wiktionary

  • nalidixic acid — a quinolone antibiotic active against various bacteria and used to treat infections of the urinary tract. It is administered by mouth; common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and skin reactions. Trade names: Uriben …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • nalidixic acid — noun antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections • Syn: ↑NegGram • Hypernyms: ↑antibacterial, ↑antibacterial drug, ↑bactericide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Columbia colistin–nalidixic acid agar — an agar medium containing peptone, cornstarch, sodium chloride, colistin, nalidixic acid, and sheep blood, used for the selective culture of gram positive cocci, especially Proteus species. Called also CNA a …   Medical dictionary

  • Кислота Налидиксовая (Nalidixic Acid) — антибиотик, в состав которого входит хинолон; активен против различных бактерий; применяется для лечения инфекционных заболеваний мочевыводящих путей и пищеварительной системы. Назначается внутрь; возможные побочные эффекты: тошнота, рвота и… …   Медицинские термины

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