Chloromycetin


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  • noun

Synonyms for Chloromycetin

an oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever)

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We would be a failure as an industry if we weren't [eventually] able to find problems with Chloromycetin and thalidomide [for example] much earlier" using the new technology, said Judith Faulkner, founder and CEO of the electronic health records (EHR) company Epic Systems.
He also worked on the synthesis of Chloromycetin, organic chemical processes, lithium chemistry, and sulphur chemistry.
and European pharmaceutical firms routinely told working or vacationing employees to collect soil samples and plants from around the world and bring them back for analysis and drug discovery Chloromycetin, for example, still the standard treatment for typhus, was discovered in a Venezuelan compost heap in 1944.