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Definition of "oxytetracycline" [oxytetracycline]

  • A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22H24N2O9, derived from the actinomycete Streptomyces rimosus and used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. (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 "oxytetracycline" in a sentence
  • "BLS similarly needs a specialized antibiotic treatment (oxytetracycline), but in the case of our trees this is only a disease management tool, not a cure."
  • "Without these compounds -- oxytetracycline, draxxin, ceftiofur, tiamulin -- diseases would likely kill them."
  • "Tetracycline (tetracycline HCl, oxytetracycline, etc.) (Familiar but expensive brand: Terramycin)"