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dihydrostreptomycin

noun di·hy·dro·strep·to·my·cin \ -ˌstrep-tə-ˈmīs-ᵊn \

medical Definition of dihydrostreptomycin

:a toxic antibiotic C21H41N7O12 formerly used in the treatment of tuberculosis, tularemia, and infections caused by gram-negative organisms but abandoned because of its tendency to impair hearing

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