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Penfold
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penicillin V potassium
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penicillin-resistant bacteria
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penicillinase-resistant antibiotic

penicillamine definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis [syn: penicillamine, Cuprimine]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: penicillin + amine Date: 1943 an amino acid C5H11NO2S that is obtained from penicillins and is used especially in the treatment of cystinuria, rheumatoid arthritis, and poisoning by metals (as copper or lead)




 


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