[nee-oh-mahy-sin] /ˌni oʊˈmaɪ sɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
an antibiotic produced by an actinomycete, Streptomyces fradiae, administered orally or locally, used chiefly for skin, urinary tract, and eye infections and as a surgical antiseptic.
an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces fradiae, administered locally in the treatment of skin and eye infections or orally for bowel infections. Formula: C12H26N4O6

neomycin ne·o·my·cin (nē’ə-mī’sĭn)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces fradiae and used in its sulfate form as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery.


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