Medical Dictionary

avermectin

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noun aver·mec·tin \ˌā-vər-ˈmek-tən\

Medical Definition of avermectin

  1. :  any of several macrocyclic lactones that are produced by the fermentation of a soil bacterium (Streptomyces avermitilis) and have anthelmintic and insecticidal properties—see ivermectin


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