streptothricin


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streptothricin

(strĕp′tə-thrī′sĭn, -thrĭs′ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of antibiotics produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces lavendulae) and active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and some fungi.
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