actinomycin

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actinomycin

 [ak″tĭ-no-mi´sin]
a family of antibiotics from various species of Streptomyces, which are active against bacteria and fungi; it includes the antineoplastic agentdactinomycin (actinomycin D).
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actinomycin

(ăk-tĭn′ō-mī′sĭn, ăk′tə-nō-)
n.
Any of a class of peptide-containing, often toxic antibiotics that are obtained from soil bacteria.
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