gentamicin

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gen·ta·mi·cin

 (jĕn′tə-mī′sĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from an actinomycete of the genus Micromonospora, used in its sulfate form to treat various infections.

[Alteration of gentamycin : gent(i)a(n violet) + -mycin.]

gentamicin

(ˌdʒɛntəˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Medicine) a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of serious infections
[C20: from genta (of unknown origin) + -mycin]
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Noun1.gentamicin - an antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete; used in treating infections of the urinary tract
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"
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gentamicin

n gentamicina
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