capreomycin

noun

cap·​re·​o·​my·​cin ˌkap-rē-ō-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce capreomycin (audio)
: 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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“Capreomycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/capreomycin. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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