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CEFUROXIME

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cefuroxime mean? 

CEFUROXIME (noun)
  The noun CEFUROXIME has 1 sense:

1. a cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges

  Familiarity information: CEFUROXIME used as a noun is very rare.


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CEFUROXIME (noun)


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Meaning:

A cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Ceftin; cefuroxime; Zinacef

Hypernyms ("cefuroxime" is a kind of...):

cephalosporin; Mefoxin (one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity)


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