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Meaning of nalidixic acid

na'li•dix'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (nā'li-dik'sik, nā"-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
  1. a substance, CHNO, that has antibacterial activity against many susceptible Gram-negative organisms, esp. used in the treatment of urinary tract infections.
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