Meaning of cefoxitin

ce•fox•i•tin

Pronunciation: (su-fok'si-tin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a broad-spectrum, crystalline, semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic, CHNO, used in the treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
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