noun[mass noun] Medicine
A slow-acting antibiotic made from a salt of procaine and a form of penicillin.
- Note that procaine penicillin is no longer available
- Murimari carried him to the village Aid Post where Yambanggay received two injections: quinine and procaine penicillin.
- After the diagnostic thoracentesis, rabbits received procaine penicillin G, 200,000 U intramuscularly daily to prevent early death of the rabbits from overwhelming sepsis.
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