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cefazolin

 [sĕ-faz´o-lin]
a semisynthetic first-generation cephalosporinantibiotic effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria; administered intramuscularly and intravenously as the sodium salt.

cefazolin

/ce·faz·o·lin/ (sĕ-faz´o-lin) a first-generation cephalosporin effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria; used as the sodium salt.

cefazolin

(sə-făz′ə-lĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C14H14N8O4S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt.

cefazolin

Kefzol® Infectious disease A 3rd generation broad-spectrum cephalosporin, active against E coli and Klebsiella but not against most Enterobacteriaceae

cefazolin

a first generation cephalosporin antibiotic, given by injection; it has a long half-life.