cycloserine

noun cy·clo·ser·ine \ ˌsī-klō-ˈser-ˌēn \

Definition of cycloserine

: a broad-spectrum antibiotic C3H6N2O2 produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces orchidaceus) and used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis

First Known Use of cycloserine

1952

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cycloserine

noun cy·clo·ser·ine \ ˌsī-klō-ˈse(ə)r-ˌēn, ˌsik-lō- \

medical Definition of cycloserine

: a broad-spectrum antibiotic C3H6N2O2 produced by an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. orchidaceus) and used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis

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