chlortetracycline chlortetracycline

Definition(s):

  • (n) a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trade name Aureomycin) used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases

Usage(s):

  • The source of the bacteria, say the investigators, was hamburger from cattle that had been fed the antibiotic chlortetracycline.

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