[pol-ee-mik-sin] /ˌpɒl iˈmɪk sɪn/
any of various polypeptide antibiotics derived from Bacillus polymyxa.
any of several polypeptide antibiotics active against Gram-negative bacteria, obtained from the soil bacterium Bacillus polymyxa
polymyxin pol·y·myx·in (pŏl’ē-mĭk’sĭn)
Any of various mainly toxic antibiotics derived from strains of the soil bacterium Bacillus polymyxa and used to treat various infections with gram-negative bacteria.
[pol-uh-nee-zhuh, -shuh] /ˌpɒl əˈni ʒə, -ʃə/ noun 1. one of the three principal divisions of Oceania, comprising those island groups in the Pacific lying E of Melanesia and Micronesia and extending from the Hawaiian Islands S to New Zealand. /ˌpɒlɪˈniːʒə; -ʒɪə/ noun 1. one of the three divisions of islands in the Pacific, the others […]
polynesic pol·y·ne·sic (pŏl’ē-nē’sĭk) adj. Occurring in many separate foci.
[pol-uh-nee-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˌpɒl əˈni ʒən, -ʃən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their languages. noun 2. a member of any of a number of peoples originating from and inhabiting , and speaking closely related Austronesian languages. 3. the easternmost group of Austronesian languages, including Maori, Tahitian, Samoan, Hawaiian, and […]
polyneural pol·y·neu·ral (pŏl’ē-nur’əl, -nyur’-) adj. Relating to, supplied by, or affecting several nerves.