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Meaning of AMPICILLIN

Pronunciation:  `ampi'silin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin)
 

AMPICILLIN is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Polycillin, Principen, SK-Ampicillin
 
 See Also: penicillin

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An antibiotic that is basically penicillin to which an amino group has been added to make the drug more versatile. Ampicillin works by inhibiting bacteria's ability to grow cell walls.
 

 

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