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flu·o·ro·quin·o·lone -'kwin-ə-.lōn n any of a group of fluorinated derivatives (as ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin) of quinolone that are used as antibacterial drugs

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flu·o·ro·quin·o·lone (floor″o-kwinґo-lōn) any of a subgroup of quinolones that have a piperazinyl group and a fluorine atom at position 6 and a broader spectrum of activity than nalidixic acid, including ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin, and ofloxacin. Called also fluorinated 4-quinolone.

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