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subtilin

noun sub·ti·lin \ ˈsəb-tə-lən \

medical Definition of subtilin

: a polypeptide antibiotic or mixture of antibiotics that is similar to bacitracin and is produced by a soil bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. subtilis)

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