/puy per'euh sil"in/, n. Pharm.
a broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, C23H26N5NaO7, used against certain susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and certain anaerobes, esp. P. aeruginosa.
[pipera(zinyl), a component of its chemical name (see PIPERAZINE, -YL) + -cillin, as in PENICILLIN]

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