Definition of oleandomycin
: an antibiotic C35H61NO12 produced by a streptomyces (Streptomyces antibioticus)
Origin of oleandomycin
oleandrose, a sugar derived from oleandrin (a glycoside contained in oleander leaves) + -o- + -mycin
First Known Use: 1956
Medical Definition of oleandomycin
: an antibiotic C35H61NO12 produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. antibioticus)
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