Definition of procaine penicillin in English:

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procaine penicillin


A slow-acting antibiotic made from a salt of procaine and a form of penicillin.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: pro·caine pen·i·cil·lin

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