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nys·ta·tin

 (nĭs′tə-tĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C46H77NO19, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces noursei and used to treat fungal infections.

[ N(ew) Y(ork) Stat(e Health Department Laboratory)laboratory where it was first isolated + -in.]

nystatin

(ˈnɪstətɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces noursei: used in the treatment of infections caused by certain fungi, esp Candida albicans
[C20: from New York State, where it was originated + -in]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nystatin - an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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nystatin

n nistatina