candicidin

noun

can·​di·​ci·​din ˌkan-də-ˈsīd-ᵊn How to pronounce candicidin (audio)
: an antibiotic obtained from a streptomyces (Streptomyces griseus) and active against some fungi of the genus Candida

Dictionary Entries Near candicidin

Cite this Entry

“Candicidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/candicidin. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY