amoxycillin /əˌmɒksɪˈsɪlɪn / amoxicillin

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I. noun [ mass noun]

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[Medicine] a semi-synthetic penicillin closely related to ampicillin and with similar properties, but more readily absorbed when taken orally.
– origin 1970s: from amino + oxy-2 + penicillin.

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