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ni·sin

(nī'sin),
A polypeptide antibiotic produced by Streptococcus lactis; active against certain streptococci, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Clostridium difficile, and other bacteria.
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nisin

(nī′sĭn)
n.
A bacteriocin produced by the bacterium Lactococcus lactis and used as a preservative in dairy products and other foods and in cosmetics.
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ni·sin

(nī'sin)
A polypeptide antibiotic produced by Streptococcus lactis; active against some streptococci, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Clostridium difficile, and other bacteria.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012