oxyimino beta lactam antibiotic

January 2009
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1673
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A definition of the term "oxyimino beta lactam antibiotic" is presented, which refers to a generation of cephalosporin.


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