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

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“Candicidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/candicidin. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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