Gentamicin



[jen-tuh-mahy-sin] /ˌdʒɛn təˈmaɪ sɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a highly toxic broad-spectrum antibiotic mixture of related aminoglycoside substances derived from the actinomycete bacterium Micromonospora purpurea, used in its sulfate form in the treatment of severe Gram-negative infections.
/ˌdʒɛntəˈmaɪsɪn/
noun
1.
a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of serious infections

gentamicin gen·ta·mi·cin or gen·ta·my·cin (jěn’tə-mī’sĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from an actinomycete used in the treatment of various infections.

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