micrococcin

noun

mi·​cro·​coc·​cin -ˈkäk-sən How to pronounce micrococcin (audio)
: an antibiotic obtained from a bacterium of the genus Micrococcus isolated from sewage

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“Micrococcin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/micrococcin. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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