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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



piperacillin-tazobactam  listen  (py-PER-uh-SIH-lin-TA-zoh-BAK-tam)

  A drug combination that is used to treat infection in people with cancer. Piperacillin is a synthetic penicillin; tazobactam enhances the effectiveness of piperacillin.