[ mī′tə-mī′sĭn ]
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Any of a group of antibiotics produced by the soil actinomycete Streptomyces caespitosus that inhibit DNA synthesis and are used against bacteria and cancerous tumor cells.
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This was no longer possible; my friend had misspelled the word mitomycin many rounds earlier.Rebecca Sealfon: The Year I Won the Scripps National Spelling Bee|Rebecca Sealfon|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST