tyrocidine


ty·ro·ci·dine

noun \ˌtī-rə-ˈsī-dən\

Definition of TYROCIDINE

:  a basic polypeptide antibiotic produced by a soil bacillus (Bacillus brevis)

Variants of TYROCIDINE

ty·ro·ci·dine also ty·ro·ci·din \ˌtī-rə-ˈsī-dən\

Origin of TYROCIDINE

tyrothricin + gramicidin
First Known Use: 1940

ty·ro·ci·dine

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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

Variants of TYROCIDINE

ty·ro·ci·dine also ty·ro·ci·din \ˌtī-rə-ˈsīd-ən\

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