An antibiotic that is derived from a bacterium (Streptomyces capreolus) and is used in its sulfate form to treat tuberculosis.
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Other Word Forms of Capreomycin
Origin of Capreomycin
Latin capreolus diminutive of caper capr- goat –mycin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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