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amphotericin

[am-fuh-ter-uh-sin] /ˌæm fəˈtɛr ə sɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an amphoteric antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces nodosus and used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; amphoteric + -in2
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