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monensin

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noun mo·nen·sin \mō-ˈnen-sən\

Medical Definition of monensin

  1. :  an antibiotic C36H62O11 obtained from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. cinnamonensis) and used as an antiprotozoal, antibacterial, and antifungal agent and as an additive to cattle feed


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