HyperDic: mefoxin

English > 1 sense of the word Mefoxin:
NOUNartifactMefoxin, cephalosporinone of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin)
English > Mefoxin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningOne of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity.
Synonymcephalosporin
Narrowercefadroxil, UltracefA cephalosporin antibiotic (trade name Ultracef)
cefoperazone, CefobidA parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Cefobid) used for severe infections
cefotaxime, ClaforanA parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract
ceftazidime, Fortaz, TazicefA parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections
ceftriaxone, RocephinA parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract
cefuroxime, Ceftin, ZinacefA cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin)
cephalexin, Keflex, Keflin, KeftabAn oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract
cephalothinA semisynthetic analogue of cephalosporin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishcefalosporina, cefalosporinas
Catalancefalosporina

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