chlortetracycline

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chlortetracycline

[¦klȯr‚te·trə′sī‚klēn]
(microbiology)
C22H23O8N2Cl Yellow, crystalline, broad-spectrum antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces aureofaciens.
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