Definitions for oxytetracycline
oxytetracycline, hydroxytetracycline, oxytetracycline hydrochloride, Terramycin(noun)
a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trademark Terramycin) obtained from a soil actinomycete; used to treat various bacterial and rickettsial infections
A tetracycline antibiotic that works by interfering with bacteria's ability to produce essential proteins.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A TETRACYCLINE analog isolated from the actinomycete STREPTOMYCES rimosus and used in a wide variety of clinical conditions.
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