Monensin definition

mō-nĕnsĭn
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C36 H62 O11 , obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces cinnamonensis and used chiefly as an additive to beef cattle feed.
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A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C36 H62 O11 , obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces cinnamonensis and used chiefly as an additive to beef cattle feed.
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An antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces cinnamonensis.
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Origin of monensin

  • New Latin (cinna)mōnēns(is) species name (from Latin cinnamon, cinnamōmum cinnamon cinnamon) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition