magainin

noun
ma·​ga·​i·​nin | \ mə-ˈgā-ə-nən How to pronounce magainin (audio) , -ˈgā-nən How to pronounce magainin (audio) \

Medical Definition of magainin

: any of a group of peptide antibiotics isolated from the skin of frogs especially of the genus Xenopus

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“Magainin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/magainin. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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