carbomycin

noun

car·​bo·​my·​cin ˌkär-bə-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce carbomycin (audio)
: a colorless crystalline basic macrolide antibiotic C42H67NO16 produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. halstedii) and active especially in inhibiting the growth of gram-positive bacteria see magnamycin

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“Carbomycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carbomycin. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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