Meaning of piperacillin

pi•per•a•cil•lin

Pronunciation: (pī-per"u-sil'in), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, CHNNaO, used against certain susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and certain anaerobes, esp. P. aeruginosa.
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