Definition of chlortetracycline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌklôrtetrəˈsīklēn/


An antibiotic of the tetracycline group, active against many bacterial and fungal infections.
Example sentences
  • These include the antibiotics polymyxin B sulfate, streptomycin sulfate, chlortetracycline hydrochloride and neomycin sulfate.
  • They include chlortetracycline, erythromycin, neomycin, oxytetracycline, penicillin, and penicillin/streptomycin.
  • A team of researchers found that adding miniscule amounts of the antibiotic chlortetracycline to chicken feed would do the trick.

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Syllabification: chlor·tet·ra·cy·cline

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