Neomycin meaning

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A broad-spectrum antibiotic produced from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces fradiae and used especially in the form of its sulfate as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery.
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A broad-spectrum antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete (Streptomyces fradiae) and used in the treatment of various infections, esp. of the skin and eye.
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A broad-spectrum antibiotic obtained from the soil bacterium Streptomyces fradiae, used for irrigation of the urinary tract, for preoperative bowel preparation, and for topical treatment of bacterial infections. It is often used in its sulfate form.
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(medicine) A broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is found in many topical medications.
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