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chloromycetin Syllabification: chlo·ro·my·ce·tin
Pronunciation: /ˌklôrōmīˈsētn/

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Definition of chloromycetin in English:


Trademark for chloramphenicol.


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

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