monensin

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mo·nen·sin

 (mō-nĕn′sĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C36H62O11, obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces cinnamonensis and used chiefly as an additive to beef cattle feed.

[New Latin (cinna)mōnēns(is), species name (from Latin cinnamon, cinnamōmum, cinnamon; see cinnamon) + -in.]
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