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oleandomycin

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noun ole·an·do·my·cin \ˌō-lē-ˌan-də-ˈmī-sən\

Definition of oleandomycin

  1. :  an antibiotic C35H61NO12 produced by a streptomyces (Streptomyces antibioticus)



Origin and Etymology of oleandomycin

oleandrose, a sugar derived from oleandrin (a glycoside contained in oleander leaves) + -o- + -mycin


First Known Use: 1956


Medical Dictionary

oleandomycin

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noun ole·an·do·my·cin \ˌō-lē-ˌan-də-ˈmīs-ən\

Medical Definition of oleandomycin

  1. :  an antibiotic C35H61NO12 produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. antibioticus)




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