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bacteriocin

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noun bac·te·ri·o·cin \bak-ˈtir-ē-ə-sən\

Definition of bacteriocin

  1. :  an antibiotic (as colicin) produced by bacteria



Origin and Etymology of bacteriocin

International Scientific Vocabulary bacteri- + -cin (as in colicin)


First Known Use: 1954


Medical Dictionary

bacteriocin

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noun bac·te·ri·o·cin \bak-ˈtir-ē-ə-sən\

Medical Definition of bacteriocin

  1. :  an antibiotic (as colicin) produced by bacteria




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of bacteriocin


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