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be·ta-lac·tam
or b-lactam

or  b-lactam  n :  any of a large class of natural and semisynthetic antibiotics (as the penicillins and cephalosporins) with a lactam ring .
 b-lactamase var of  BETA-LACTAM, BETA-LACTAMASE.

 
 

 
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