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An antibiotic, C21H39N7O12, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, used to treat bacterial infections caused chiefly by gram-negative bacteria and used under certain conditions to treat tuberculosis.
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(Pharmacology) an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces griseus: used in the treatment of tuberculosis and Gram-negative bacterial infections. Formula: C21H39N7O12
[from Streptomyces, genus name of bacteria (from strepto- + Greek mukēs fungus + -in)]
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strep•to•my•cin(ˌstrɛp təˈmaɪ sɪn)
an antibiotic, C21H39N7O12, produced by a streptomyces and used chiefly to treat tuberculosis.
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streptomycin[ˌstreptəʊˈmaɪsɪn] N → estreptomicina f
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n. estreptomicina, antibiótico que se usa contra infecciones bacterianas.
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