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cycloserine

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noun cy·clo·ser·ine \ˌsī-klō-ˈser-ˌēn\

Definition of cycloserine

  1. :  a broad-spectrum antibiotic C3H6N2O2 produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces orchidaceus) and used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis



1952

First Known Use of cycloserine

1952


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cycloserine

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noun cy·clo·ser·ine \ˌsī-klō-ˈse(ə)r-ˌēn, ˌsik-lō-\

Medical Definition of cycloserine

  1. :  a broad-spectrum antibiotic C3H6N2O2 produced by an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. orchidaceus) and used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis




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