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phenethicillin potassium

Pronunciation: fe-neth'i-sil'in po-tas'e-um

Definition: A penicillin preparation that is stable in gastric juice and is rapidly but only partially absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

Synonym(s): a-phenoxyethylpenicillin potassium, penicillin B

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