troleandomycin

noun
tro·​le·​an·​do·​my·​cin | \ ˌtrō-lē-ˌan-də-ˈmīs-ᵊn How to pronounce troleandomycin (audio) \

Medical Definition of troleandomycin

: an orally administered antibacterial drug C41H67NO15 that is the triacetate ester derivative of oleandomycin used chiefly against bacteria of the genus Streptococcus (especially S. pneumoniae and S. pyogenes)

called also triacetyloleandomycin

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“Troleandomycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/troleandomycin. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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