Streptomycin meaning

strĕptə-mīsĭn
An antibiotic, C21 H39 O12 N7 , produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, used to treat tuberculosis and other bacterial infections.
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An antibiotic, C21H39N7O12, obtained from a soil bacterium (Streptomyces griseus) and used in treating various bacterial diseases, as tuberculosis.
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An antibiotic, C21 H39 N7 O12 , produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, used to treat bacterial infections caused chiefly by gram-negative bacteria and used under certain conditions to treat tuberculosis.
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An aminoglycoside antibiotic, C21 H39 O12 N7 , produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, given as an intramuscular injection to treat tuberculosis and other bacterial infections.
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An aminoglycoside and bactericidal antibiotic administered via intramuscular injection.
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Origin of streptomycin

  • streptomyc(es) –in

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

  • strepto- +"Ž -mycin

    From Wiktionary