fradicin

noun frad·i·cin \ˈfradəsə̇n\

Definition of fradicin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline antibiotic active against fungi that is produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces fradiae) — compare neomycin

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Origin and Etymology of fradicin

New Latin fradia (specific epithet of Streptomyces fradiae) + English -cin (as in actinomycin)


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