A gray-brown mixture consisting mainly of tryocidine and gramicidin, used as a topical antibiotic in treating infections caused by gram-positive bacteria.
Origin of Tyrothricin
New Latin Tȳrothrix former bacteria genus name (Greek tūros cheese teuə- in Indo-European roots) (Greek thrix trikh- hair) –in
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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