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tobramycin

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noun to·bra·my·cin \ˌtō-brə-ˈmīs-ən\

Medical Definition of tobramycin

  1. :  a colorless water-soluble antibiotic C18H37N5O9 isolated from a soil bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. tenebrarius) and effective especially against gram-negative bacteria When used in combination with loteprednol to treat inflammatory conditions of the eye, tobramycin is marketed under the trademark Zylet.


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