paromomycin

noun
par·​o·​mo·​my·​cin | \ ˌpar-ə-mō-ˈmīs-ᵊn \

Medical Definition of paromomycin

: a broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is obtained from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. rimosus paromomycinus) and is usually used in the form of its sulfate C23H45N5O14·H2SO4 to treat intestinal amebiasis

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