- A broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of serious infections; available as the sodium salt for intramuscular or intravenous administration.
* * *ce·faz·o·lin si-'faz-ə-lən n a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic that is administered parenterally in the form of its sodium salt C14H13N8NaO4S3
* * *n.a cephalosporin antibiotic, given by intramuscular or intravenous injection in the treatment of a number of infections. Trade name: Kefzol.
* * *ce·faz·o·lin (sə-fazґo-lin) [USP] a first-generation cephalosporin, a semisynthetic analogue of the natural antibiotic cephalosporin C, effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria.
Medical dictionary. 2011.