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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An antibiotic effective against many gram-positive bacteria and some gram-negative bacteria.

Usage examples (38)
  • For persons who are allergic to penicillin, use another antibiotic such as erythromycin or a sulfa.
  • She says she guessed when asked to spell "erythromycin," an antibiotic.
  • A long course of suitable antibiotics, such as erythromycin and rifampin, is required to effect a cure.
  • - Tablets of 250 mg and 500 mg erythromycin (base) for more
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