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[nis-tuh-tin] /ˈnɪs tə tɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a light-yellow antibiotic powder, C 4 6 H 7 7 NO 1 9 , produced by the microorganism Streptomyces noursei and used as an antifungal for infections due to various susceptible fungi, especially those of the genus Candida that primarily infect the skin, mucous membranes, gastrointestinal tract, and vagina.
an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces noursei: used in the treatment of infections caused by certain fungi, esp Candida albicans

nystatin nys·ta·tin (nĭs’tə-tĭn)
An antibiotic produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces noursei and used especially in the treatment of fungal infections.


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