Doxycycline meaning

dŏk'sĭ-sī'klēn', -klĭn
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22 H24 N2 O8 , derived from tetracycline.
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A synthetic form of tetracycline, C22H25ClN2O8, used as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
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A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22 H24 N2 O8 , derived from tetracycline.
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(pharmacology) A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22H24N2O8, derived from tetracycline.
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Origin of doxycycline

  • d(e)oxy– (tetra)cycline
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition