glycopeptide

noun
gly·​co·​pep·​tide | \ ˌglī-kō-ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce glycopeptide (audio) \

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Troublingly, one of the 4 had reduced sensitivity to glycopeptides; the chief glycopeptide is vancomycin, which has been the go-to drug for MRSA for 50 years. Maryn Mckenna, WIRED, "Bad news: From MRSA to LRSA," 15 June 2010

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glycopeptide

noun
gly·​co·​pep·​tide | \ ˌglī-kō-ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce glycopeptide (audio) \

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