paromomycin


par·o·mo·my·cin

noun \ˌpar-ə-mō-ˈmīs-ən\

Definition of PAROMOMYCIN

: a broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is obtained from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. rimosus paromomycinus) and is usually used in the form of its sulfate C23H45N5O14·H2SO4 to treat intestinal amebiasis

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