Definitions and Synonyms of mefoxin | Another word for mefoxin | What is mefoxin?
Definition 1: one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity - [noun denoting artifact]
Synonyms for mefoxin in the sense of this definition
(... is a kind of mefoxin ) a cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges
(... is a kind of mefoxin ) an oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract