[ kan-uh-mahy-sin ]
/ ˌkæn əˈmaɪ sɪn /
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British Dictionary definitions for kanamycin
/ (ˌkænəˈmaɪsɪn) /
an aminoglycoside antibiotic obtained from the soil bacterium Streptomyces kanamyceticus, used in the treatment of various infections, esp those caused by Gram-negative bacteria. Formula: C 18 H 36 N 4 O 11
Word Origin for kanamycin
C20: from New Latin kanamyceticus
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Medical definitions for kanamycin
[ kăn′ə-mī′sĭn ]
A water-soluble broad-spectrum antibiotic obtained from the soil bacterium Streptomyces kanamyceticus.
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