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.
an antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces nodosus and used in the treatment of fungal infections.
amphoterism amphoterism am·pho·ter·ism (ām’fə-těr’ĭz’əm, ām-fŏt’ə-rĭz’əm) n. The quality of exhibiting the characteristics of an acid and a base and having the capacity to react either as an acid or a base.
- Amphotropic virus
amphotropic virus amphotropic virus am·pho·trop·ic virus (ām’fə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) n. An oncornavirus that does not produce disease in its natural host, but does replicate in tissue culture cells of the host species and in cells from other species.