Definition of Carbapenems

1. Noun. (plural of carbapenem) ¹



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Medical Definition of Carbapenems

1. A group of beta-lactam antibiotics in which the sulfur atom in the thiazolidine ring of the penicillin molecule is replaced by a carbon atom. Thienamycins are a subgroup of carbapenems which have a sulfur atom as the first constituent of the side chain. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carbapenems

carbamoylurea
carbamyl
carbamyl phosphate
carbamylation
carbamylcholine
carbamylcholine chloride
carbamyls
carbane
carbanil
carbanion
carbanionic
carbanions
carbanucleoside
carbanucleosides
carbapenem
carbapenems (current term)
carbaril
carbarn
carbarns
carbarsone
carbaryl
carbaryls
carbathymidine
carbathymidines
carbazides
carbazilquinone
carbazochrome salicylate
carbazol
carbazole
carbazoles

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