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pen•i•cil•la•mine



Pronunciation: (pen"u-sil'u-mēn", -min), [key]
n. Pharm.
a chelating agent, C5H11NO2S, produced by the degradation of penicillin, used in the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis and in heavy metal poisoning.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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