HyperDic: chloramphenicol

English > 1 sense of the word chloramphenicol:
NOUNartifactchloramphenicol, Chloromycetinan oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever)
English > chloramphenicol: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever).
SynonymChloromycetin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
SpanishChloromycetin, cloramfenicol, cloranfenicol
Catalancloramfenicol

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