/ (ˌtaɪrəʊˈsaɪdiːn) /
an antibiotic that is the main constituent of tyrothricin
Word Origin for tyrocidine
C20: from tyro (sine) + -cid (e) + -ine 1
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Medicine definitions for tyrocidine
A polypeptide antibiotic, produced by the soil microorganism Bacillus brevis, a major constituent of tyrothricin.
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