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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections.

Usage examples (37)
  • · Use an antibiotic such as tetracycline, ampicillin, or penicillin.
  • Antibiotics such as tetracycline and streptomycin clear up a case in a few days.
  • Lyme's can be treated successfully with antibiotics such as tetracycline or penicillin.
  • In more severe infections, antibiotics such as tetracycline and chloramphenicol may be necessary. for more
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