Tyrocidine meaning

tī'rə-sīd'n
A polypeptide antibiotic, produced by the soil microorganism Bacillus brevis, that is a major constituent of tyrothricin.
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An antibacterial substance obtained from a soil bacillus (Bacillus brevis)
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An antibiotic substance that is a major constituent of tyrothricin and consists of a mixture of several closely related polypeptides produced by the soil bacterium Bacillus brevis.
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A polypeptide antibiotic produced by bacteria in the soil.
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Origin of tyrocidine

  • tyro(thricin) (grami)cid(in) –ine
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition