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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Amoxicilina

Amoxicillin (uh-mok-sih-SIH-lun)
A drug used to treat some bacterial infections. Amoxicillin is a form of penicillin that is made in the laboratory. It kills certain types of bacteria. It is a type of antibiotic.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.