am·​pho·​ter·​i·​cin ˌam(p)-fə-ˈter-ə-sən How to pronounce amphotericin (audio)
: either of two polyenic antifungal substances obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. nodosus)
especially : amphotericin b

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“Amphotericin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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