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nisin

noun ni·sin \ˈnīs-ən\

Medical Definition of NISIN

:  a polypeptide antibiotic that is produced by a bacterium (Lactococcus lactis synonym Streptococcus lactis) and is used as a food preservative (as for processed cheese and canned fruits and vegetables)
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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