Medical Dictionary

hygromycin B

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noun hy·gro·my·cin B \ˌhī-grə-ˈmīs-ən-ˈbē\

Medical Definition of hygromycin B

  1. :  an antibiotic C20H37N3O13 obtained from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. hygroscopicus) and used as an anthelmintic in swine and chickens


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