aminoglycoside

noun

ami·​no·​gly·​co·​side -ˈglī-kə-ˌsīd How to pronounce aminoglycoside (audio)
: any of a group of antibiotics (as streptomycin and neomycin) that inhibit bacterial protein synthesis and are active especially against gram-negative bacteria

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“Aminoglycoside.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aminoglycoside. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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