Definition of tyrocidine
: a basic polypeptide antibiotic produced by a soil bacillus (Bacillus brevis)
Variants of tyrocidine
Origin of tyrocidine
tyrothricin + gramicidin
First Known Use: 1940
Medical Definition of tyrocidine
: a basic polypeptide antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. brevis) and constituting the major component of tyrothricin
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