amphotericin

noun
am·pho·ter·i·cin | \ˌam(p)-fə-ˈter-ə-sən \

Medical Definition of amphotericin 

: either of two polyenic antifungal substances obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. nodosus) especially : amphotericin b

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