pimaricin

noun

pi·​mar·​i·​cin pi-ˈmar-ə-sən How to pronounce pimaricin (audio)
: an antifungal antibiotic C34H49NO14 derived from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces and effective especially against aspergillus, candida, and mucor infections

Dictionary Entries Near pimaricin

Cite this Entry

“Pimaricin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pimaricin. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!