Meaning of doxycycline

dox•y•cy•cline

Pronunciation: (dok"sē-sī'klēn, -klin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a synthetic analog of a broad-spectrum antibiotic tetracycline drug, CHNO, used against a wide range of susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.
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