clindamycin (klin-dă-my-sin) n. an antibiotic administered by mouth or injection to treat serious bacterial infections. The most severe side-effect is pseudomembranous colitis caused by overgrowth of Clostridium difficile, which limits its use. Trade name:. Dalacin C.
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