Amphotericin b

amphotericin b

amphotericin B am·pho·ter·i·cin B (ām’fə-těr’ĭ-sĭn)
An antibiotic derived from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces nodosus and used in treating systemic fungal infections.


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