Definition of Chlortetracycline

1. Noun. A yellow crystalline antibiotic (trade name Aureomycin) used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases.

Exact synonyms: Aureomycin
Generic synonyms: Antibiotic, Antibiotic Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Chlortetracycline

1. Noun. A particular tetracycline antibiotic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Chlortetracycline

1. An antibiotic substance isolated from the substrate of streptomyces aureofaciens and used as an antibacterial and antiprotozoal agent. Pharmacological action: antibiotics, tetracycline, antiprotozoal agents. Chemical name: 2-Naphthacenecarboxamide, 7-chloro-4-(dimethylamino)-1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a-octahydro-3,6,10,12,12a-pentahydroxy-6-methyl-1,11-dioxo-, (4S-(4alpha,4aalpha,5aalpha,6beta,12aalpha))- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlortetracycline

chlorphentermine
chlorphentermine hydrochloride
chlorpicrin
chlorproethazine hydrochloride
chlorproguanil hydrochloride
chlorpromazine
chlorpromazines
chlorpropamide
chlorpropamides
chlorpropham
chlorprothixene
chlorpyrifos
chlorpyrifos-oxonase
chlorsulfuron-5-hydroxylase
chlortetracycline (current term)
chlorthalidone
chlorthenoxazin
chlorthiamide
chlorthymol
chlortoluron
chlorurated
chloruresis
chloruret
chloruretic
chlorurets
chloruria
chloryl
chloryls
chlorzoxazone

Literary usage of Chlortetracycline

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 500-599, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Do not feed to laying chickens. Withdraw S days prior to slaughter.. 50. chlortetracycline 100 to 200. chlortetracycline 200 to 400. ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"MICs for chlortetracycline were rather more variable, with 8 strains 25 /ug. per ml. or ... The activities of ampicillin, chlortetracycline, cloxacillin, ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"48 hours after the oral administration of i .o g. of chlortetracycline, this drug was found in the faeces in concentrations varying from 10 to 20 /ng. per ..."

4. Biographical Memoirs by Caroline K. McEuen, National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff (1980)
"The effect of chlortetracycline on Australian parrots naturally infected with ... Medication of pigeons with chlortetracycline in feed. J. Am. Vet. Med. ..."

5. Forest Tree Seed Health: : Health for Germplasm Conservationby Jack R. Sutherland, Patricia Berjak, Marlene Diekmann by Jack R. Sutherland, Patricia Berjak, Marlene Diekmann (2002)
"recommends home-made PDA amended with 100 ppm (100 mg h1) each of chloramphenicol and chlortetracycline for isolating Cylindrocladium from plant tissues. ..."

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