ce·fur·o·xime si-'fyu̇r-ə-.zēm n a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic that is administered parenterally in the form of its sodium salt C16H15N4NaO8S or orally as an ester derivative C20H22N4O10S see ceftin

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cef·u·rox·ime (sef″u-rokґsēm) a semisynthetic, broad-spectrum, β-lactamase–resistant, second-generation cephalosporin effective against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

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  • Cephalosporin — See also: Discovery and development of cephalosporins Core structure of the cephalosporins …   Wikipedia

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