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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxacillinnoun

    a form of penicillin resistant to penicillinase and effective against penicillin-resistant staphylococci


  1. oxacillinnoun

    A narrow-spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic related to penicillin


  1. Oxacillin

    Oxacillin (trade name Bactocill) is a narrow-spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic of the penicillin class developed by Beecham.It was patented in 1960 and approved for medical use in 1962.


  1. oxacillin

    Oxacillin is a type of beta-lactam antibiotic belonging to the penicillinase-resistant penicillin group. It is primarily used to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing Staphylococcus bacteria. This includes pneumonia, heart valve infections, skin and soft tissue infections. It works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis.


  1. Oxacillin

    Oxacillin sodium is a narrow spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic of the penicillin class. It was developed by Beecham.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Oxacillin

    An antibiotic similar to FLUCLOXACILLIN used in resistant staphylococci infections.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxacillin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxacillin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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