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bacteriocin

bacteriocin in Medicine

bacteriocin bac·te·ri·o·cin (bāk-tēr'ē-ə-sĭn')
n.
An antibacterial substance, such as colicin, produced by a strain of bacteria and harmful to another strain within the same family.

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