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Definition of "griseofulvin" []

  • An antibiotic, C17H17ClO6, administered orally for the treatment of ringworm and other fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails. (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 "griseofulvin" in a sentence
  • "If the ringworm is on the scalp, then it requires an oral antifungal medication called griseofulvin to make it go away."
  • "Although most and vigorous gripkill proper hand grisactin not done griseofulvin nicotine."
  • "Oral contraceptive failure may occur with the concomitant use of griseofulvin, rifampicin, and other antibiotics, especially aminopenicillins e.g."