HyperDic: tetracycline

English > 1 sense of the word tetracycline:
NOUNartifacttetracycline, Achromycinan antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections
English > tetracycline: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections.
SynonymAchromycin
Narrowerdemeclocycline hydrochloride, Declomycintetracycline antibacterial (trade name Declomycin) effective in the treatment of some bacterial and rickettsial and other infections
minocycline, Minocintetracycline antibiotic (trade name Minocin) used to treat a variety of bacterial and rickettsial infections
Broaderantibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericideAny drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
Spanishtetraciclina
Catalantetraciclina

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