kasugamycin

noun
ka·​su·​ga·​my·​cin | \ kä-ˌsü-gə-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce kasugamycin (audio) \

Medical Definition of kasugamycin

: an aminoglycoside antibiotic produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. kasugaensis)

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