Fluoroquinolone definition

flo͝orə-kwĭnə-lōn, flôr-
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Any of a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics that are fluorinated quinolones, the first of which was nalidixic acid.
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Any of a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics that are fluorinated quinolones, the first of which was nalidixic acid.
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Any of a class of antibiotics derived from nalidixic acid.
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Noun

Singular:
fluoroquinolone
Plural:
fluoroquinolones