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tyrocidine

/ˌtaɪrəʊˈsaɪdiːn/
noun
1.
an antibiotic that is the main constituent of tyrothricin
Word Origin
C20: from tyro(sine) + -cid(e) + -ine1
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tyrocidine in Medicine

tyrocidine ty·ro·ci·dine or ty·ro·ci·din (tī'rə-sīd'n)
n.
A polypeptide antibiotic, produced by the soil microorganism Bacillus brevis, that is a major constituent of tyrothricin.

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