from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics, such as streptomycin, derived from species of Streptomyces or Micromonospora bacteria and used to treat infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.
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- n. A molecule composed of a sugar group and an amino group, in some cases functioning as an antibiotic.
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