|an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces griseus: used in the treatment of tuberculosis and Gram-negative bacterial infections. Formula: C21H39N7O12|
|[from Streptomyces, genus name of bacteria (from |
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streptomycin strep·to·my·cin or strep·to·my·cin A (strěp'tə-mī'sĭn)
An antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces griseus and used against the tubercle bacillus and other bacteria.