streptidine

noun
strep·​ti·​dine | \ ˈstrep-tə-ˌdēn How to pronounce streptidine (audio) , -dən How to pronounce streptidine (audio) \

Medical Definition of streptidine

: a cyclic basic alcohol C8H18N6O4 that is obtained from streptomycin by acid hydrolysis

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“Streptidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/streptidine. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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