from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A broad-spectrum antibiotic produced from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces fradiae and used especially in the form of its sulfate as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery.
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- n. A broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is found in many topical medications
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- n. an antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery
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