from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22H23ClN2O8, obtained from the soil bacterium Streptomyces aureofaciens and used in the treatment of a variety of infections.
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- n. A particular tetracycline antibiotic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a yellow crystalline antibacterial antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases. Aureomycin is one common trademark for chlortetracycline.
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- n. a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trade name Aureomycin) used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases
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