Medical Dictionary

dihydrostreptomycin

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

Medical Definition of dihydrostreptomycin

  1. :  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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