Streptomycin



[strep-tuh-mahy-sin] /ˌstrɛp təˈmaɪ sɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
an antibiotic, C 2 1 H 3 9 N 7 O 1 2 , produced by a soil actinomycete, Streptomyces griseus, and used in medicine in the form of its white, water-soluble sulfate salt, chiefly in the treatment of tuberculosis.
streptomycin
/ˌstrɛptəʊˈmaɪsɪn/
noun
1.
an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces griseus: used in the treatment of tuberculosis and Gram-negative bacterial infections. Formula: C21H39N7O12

streptomycin strep·to·my·cin or strep·to·my·cin A (strěp’tə-mī’sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces griseus and used against the tubercle bacillus and other bacteria.
streptomycin
(strěp’tə-mī’sĭn)
An aminoglycoside antibiotic, C21H39O12N7, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, given as an intramuscular injection to treat tuberculosis and other bacterial infections.

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