Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
British Dictionary definitions for tyrocidine

tyrocidine

noun
  1. an antibiotic that is the main constituent of tyrothricin
Show More

Word Origin

C20: from tyro (sine) + -cid (e) + -ine 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

tyrocidine in Medicine

tyrocidine

n.
  1. A polypeptide antibiotic, produced by the soil microorganism Bacillus brevis, a major constituent of tyrothricin.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.