oleandomycin


ole·an·do·my·cin

noun \ˌō-lē-ˌan-də-ˈmī-sən\

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

ole·an·do·my·cin

noun \ˌō-lē-ˌan-də-ˈmīs-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLEANDOMYCIN

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

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