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- trademark for oxytetracycline
- ‘Terramycin is a widely used antibiotic with clinically proved activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, rickettsiae, spirochetes, large viruses, and certain protozoa.’
- ‘To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Terramycin® and other antibacterial drugs, Terramycin should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.’
1950s: from Latin terra ‘earth’ + -mycin.
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