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Any of a class of peptide-containing, often toxic antibiotics that are obtained from soil bacteria.
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(Pharmacology) any of several toxic antibiotics obtained from bacteria of the genus Streptomyces, used in treating some cancers; the most commonly used is dactinomycin (actinomycin D)
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ac•tin•o•my•cin(ækˌtɪn oʊˈmaɪ sɪn, ˌæk tə noʊ-)
any of a group of related antibiotics derived from streptomyces bacteria, used in the treatment of various cancers.
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|Noun||1.||actinomycin - any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria|
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