amphotericin

[ am-fuh-ter-uh-sin ]
/ ˌæm fəˈtɛr ə sɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

an amphoteric antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces nodosus and used in the treatment of fungal infections.

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Origin of amphotericin

First recorded in 1950–55; amphoteric + -in2
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