rif·​a·​my·​cin ˌrif-ə-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce rifamycin (audio)
: any of several antibiotics that are derived from a soil bacterium (Amycolatopsis mediterranei synonym Streptomyces mediterranei)

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“Rifamycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rifamycin. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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