nystatin

noun nys·ta·tin \ ˈni-stə-tən \

Definition of nystatin

: an antifungal antibiotic that is derived from a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces noursei) and is used especially to treat candidiasis

Origin and Etymology of nystatin

New York State (where it was developed) + 1-in


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nystatin

noun nys·ta·tin \ ˈnis-tət-ən \

medical Definition of nystatin

: an antibiotic that is derived from a soil actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. noursei) and is used especially in the treatment of candidiasis called also fungicidin

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