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cycloheximide

noun cy·clo·hex·i·mide \-ˈhek-sə-ˌmīd, -məd\

Definition of CYCLOHEXIMIDE

:  an agricultural fungicide C15H23NO4 that inhibits protein synthesis and is obtained from a soil bacterium (Streptomyces griseus)

Origin of CYCLOHEXIMIDE

cyclohexane + imide
First Known Use: 1950

cycloheximide

noun cy·clo·hex·i·mide \-ˈhek-sə-ˌmīd, -məd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYCLOHEXIMIDE

:  an agricultural fungicide C15H23NO4 that is obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. griseus)

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