nal|i|dix|ic acid

nal|i|dix|ic acid
nal|i|dix|ic acid «NAL uh DIHK sihk»,
an antibiotic effective against infections of the urinary tract caused by Gram-negative bacteria. Formula: C12H12N2O3
[a coined name]

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