cycloheximide

noun cy·clo·hex·i·mide \ ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-sə-ˌmīd , -məd \

Definition of cycloheximide

: an agricultural fungicide C15H23NO4 that inhibits protein synthesis and is obtained from a soil bacterium (Streptomyces griseus)

Origin and Etymology of cycloheximide

cyclohexane + imide


Medical Dictionary

cycloheximide

noun cy·clo·hex·i·mide \ -ˈhek-sə-ˌmīd, -məd \

medical Definition of cycloheximide

: an agricultural fungicide C15H23NO4 that is obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. griseus)

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