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Definition of "doxycycline" [doxycycline]

  • A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22H24N2O8, derived from tetracycline. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "doxycycline" in a sentence
  • "Tegon, as the pup is called, may hold the key to many human diseases, as the glow-in-the-dark property can be controlled with the addition of an antibiotic called doxycycline."
  • "My eyes were tearing from the pain of the IV: they had me on doxycycline, which is great stuff it brought my white count back down to 9,000 in two days but also burns the veins going in."
  • "Now that we know that this microbe is sensitive, you have a generic drug called doxycycline, as well as generic penicillin that is quite effective against this."