beta-lactamase resistant penicillin


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beta-lactamase resistant penicillin

Synthetic penicillins that resist the action of the enzyme beta-lactamase, produced by some microorganisms. Bacteria that produce the enzyme are not susceptible to the action of non–beta-lactamase resistant penicillins.
See also: penicillin
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