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capreomycin

noun cap·re·o·my·cin \ ˌkap-rē-ō-ˈmīs-ᵊn \

medical Definition of capreomycin

:an antibiotic obtained from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. capreolus) that is administered by injection in the treatment of tuberculosis

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