oxytetracycline
noun Date: 1953 a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H24N2O9 produced by a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces rimosus)

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  • Oxytetracycline — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Oxytetracycline — См. Окситетрациклин (Источник: «Словарь терминов микробиологии») …   Словарь микробиологии

  • oxytetracycline — [äk΄si tet΄rə sī′klin, äk΄si tet΄rə sī′klīn΄] n. [ OXY 1 + TETRA + CYCL(IC) + INE3] an antibiotic, C22H24N2O9, derived from cultures of an actinomycetous bacterium ( Streptomyces rimosus) …   English World dictionary

  • oxytetracycline — noun a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trademark Terramycin) obtained from a soil actinomycete; used to treat various bacterial and rickettsial infections (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑hydroxytetracycline, ↑oxytetracycline hydrochloride, ↑Terramycin • Usage… …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxytetracycline — an antibiotic injected into fish that leaves marks on growth structures such as otoliths. When the fish is recaptured, the elapsed time is known and the mark of the antibiotic can be used to validate age estimates …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • oxytetracycline — /ok si te treuh suy klin, kleen/, n. Pharm. a dull yellow, crystalline antibiotic powder, C22H24N2O9, produced by Streptomyces rimosus, used chiefly in treating infections caused by streptococci, staphylococci, Gram negative bacilli, rickettsiae …   Universalium

  • oxytetracycline — noun A tetracycline antibiotic that works by interfering with bacterias ability to produce essential proteins …   Wiktionary

  • oxytetracycline — An antibiotic produced by the actinomycete, Streptomyces rimosus, present in the soil; its actions and uses are similar to those of tetracycline; available as the dihydrate, hydrochloride, and calcium. * * * oxy·tet·ra·cy·cline .te trə sī .klēn n …   Medical dictionary

  • oxytetracycline — n. antibiotic substance which is derived from bacteria in the soil and used to treat various kinds of bacterial infection …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxytetracycline — [ˌɒksɪtɛtrə sʌɪkli:n, lɪn] noun Medicine an antibiotic related to tetracycline …   English new terms dictionary

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