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Meaning of AMPHOTERICIN

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an antibiotic and antifungal agent
 

AMPHOTERICIN is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: antibiotic, antibiotic drug, wonder drug

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: One of two antifungal antibiotics:
  1. Amphotericin A: The less active form of the antibiotic produced by the bacteria Streptomyces nodosus. It is not used clinically.
  2. Amphotericin B: An antibiotic produced by the bacteria Streptomyces nodosus which is used to treat a wide variety of fungal infections. Formula: C47H73NO17.
 

 

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