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An antibiotic, C23H36N12O8, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces puniceus, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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(Medicine) med an antibiotic used in the treatment of tuberculosis
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|Noun||1.||viomycin - a basic polypeptide antibiotic (trade name Viocin) administered intramuscularly (along with other drugs) in the treatment of tuberculosis|
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