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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus.

Usage examples (8)
  • Researchers find that antibiotic D-cycloserine, used to treat tuberculosis, improves recovery rate in psychological treatment for social anxiety.
  • The only other interaction between an antimicrobial drug and alcohol is with cycloserine, an anti-tuberculosis drug – the two together increase the risk of convulsions.
  • Aspen currently manufactures the oral TB drug cycloserine and within about 15 months will be able to manufacture capreomycin, thanks to Lilly's assistance, said Aspen...
  • A drug called D-cycloserine seemed to help, however. for more
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