sub·​ti·​lin ˈsəb-tə-lən How to pronounce subtilin (audio)
: 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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“Subtilin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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