Definition of chloromycetin in English:

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chloromycetin

Pronunciation: /ˌklôrōmīˈsētn/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Trademark for chloramphenicol.

Origin

1940s: from chloro- 'green' + Greek mukēs, mukēt- 'fungus' + -in1.

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Syllabification: chlo·ro·my·ce·tin

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