a derivative of penicillin used esp. in treating staphylococcal infections resistant to penicillin
Origin of oxacillinox- + a(zole) + (peni)cillin
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H19N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.
Origin of oxacillinox(o)- a(zole) (peni)cillin