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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aztreonam, Azactam(noun)

    an antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections; has minimal side effects


  1. aztreonam(Noun)

    A synthetic monobactam originally isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum, similar in action to penicillin.


  1. Aztreonam

    Aztreonam is a synthetic monocyclic beta-lactam antibiotic, with the nucleus based on a simpler monobactam isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1986. It is resistant to some beta-lactamases, but is inactivated by extended-spectrum beta-lactamases.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aztreonam

    A monocyclic beta-lactam antibiotic originally isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum. It is resistant to beta-lactamases and is used in gram-negative infections, especially of the meninges, bladder, and kidneys. It may cause a superinfection with gram-positive organisms.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aztreonam in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aztreonam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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