noun \ˌliŋ-kə-ˈmīs-ən\

Definition of LINCOMYCIN

: an antibiotic effective especially against gram-positive bacteria that is obtained from an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. lincolnensis) and is used in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C18H34N2O6S·HCl·H2O

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