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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A kind of penicillin produced by molds of the genus Penicillium.

Usage examples (17)
  • If the ringworm is on the scalp, then it requires an oral antifungal medication called griseofulvin to make it go away.
  • - Use griseofulvin only in extensive cases (see below).
  • Dosage of griseofulvin - (15 mg./kg./day): - for microsized particle form, 250 mg. capsules -
  • - A short course of griseofulvin may be effective for adults: griseofulvin: 1.5 g taken at the same time as a greasy meal. for more
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