Meaning of CEFOXITIN in English

/seuh fok"si tin/ , n. Pharm.

a broad-spectrum, crystalline, semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic, C 16 H 17 N 3 O 7 , used in the treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

[ cef- (see CEFACLOR) + OX- + -itin, of unclear derivation ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .