capreomycin

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cap·re·o·my·cin

 (kăp′rē-ō-mī′sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic that is derived from a bacterium (Streptomyces capreolus) and is used in its sulfate form to treat tuberculosis.

[Latin capreolus, diminutive of caper, capr-, goat + -mycin.]