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strep·to·my·cin

 (strĕp′tə-mī′sĭn)
n.
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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streptomycin

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(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)

n.
an antibiotic, C21H39N7O12, produced by a streptomyces and used chiefly to treat tuberculosis.
[1944; < New Latin Streptomyc(es) (see streptomyces) + -in1]
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Noun1.streptomycin - an antibiotic produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus and used to treat tuberculosis
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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Translations
streptomycine

streptomycin

[ˌstreptəʊˈmaɪsɪn] Nestreptomicina f
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strep·to·my·cin

n. estreptomicina, antibiótico que se usa contra infecciones bacterianas.
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streptomycin

n estreptomicina
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This makes streptomycin a more suitable selective agent as it causes bleaching rather than cell death (Klee et al., 1987), thus facilitating selection for the contrast between green tissue and chlorotic tissue rather than for survival and growth (Maliga et al., 1988).
Within the confines of the study it can be stated that efficacy combined with low post treatment morbidity makes streptomycin a useful treatment option.
However, further research is required on understanding the role of streptomycin as a pain-relieving agent.