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Medical Dictionary


noun ami·no·gly·co·side \-ˈglī-kə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of AMINOGLYCOSIDE

:  any of a group of antibiotics (as streptomycin and neomycin) that inhibit bacterial protein synthesis and are active especially against gram-negative bacteria


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