from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a yellow crystalline antibiotic (generic name
chlortetracycline) used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases.
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- noun a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trade name Aureomycin) used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases
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Aureomycin, and a static-electricity machine made by Henkel about 1840.
Institution by Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955), the discoverer of penicillium (1929), and a few Petri dishes used by botanist Benjamin M. Daggar who, while working for Lederle Laboratories, developed Aureomycin