fumagillin

noun

fu·​ma·​gil·​lin ˌfyü-mə-ˈjil-ən How to pronounce fumagillin (audio)
: a crystalline orally effective antibiotic ester of an unsaturated acid produced by a soil fungus of the genus Aspergillus (A. fumigatus) and used in the treatment of amebiasis

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“Fumagillin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fumagillin. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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