an antibiotic, CHNO, obtained from a soil bacterium (Streptomyces griseus) and used in treating various bacterial diseases, as tuberculosis
Origin of streptomycin; from streptomyces + -in
An antibiotic, C21H39O12N7, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, used to treat tuberculosis and other bacterial infections.
Origin of streptomycinstreptomyc(es) + –in.
strepto- +"Ž -mycin