Gramicidin



[gram-uh-sahyd-n] /ˌgræm əˈsaɪd n/

noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a crystalline, water-insoluble antibiotic obtained from tyrothrycin by extraction, used chiefly in treating local infections caused by organisms.
/ˌɡræmɪˈsaɪdɪn/
noun
1.
an antibiotic used in treating local Gram-positive bacterial infections: obtained from the soil bacterium Bacillus brevis

gramicidin gram·i·ci·din (grām’ĭ-sīd’n)
n.
An antibiotic produced by a Bacillis bacterium and used to treat certain gram-positive bacteria infections.

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