spiramycin

noun

spi·​ra·​my·​cin ˌspī-rə-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce spiramycin (audio)
: a mixture of macrolide antibiotics produced by a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. ambofaciens) and having antibacterial activity

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“Spiramycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spiramycin. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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