neomycin definition

  • noun:
    • A broad-spectrum antibiotic drug created from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces fradiae and utilized especially in the form of its sulfate as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery.
    • A broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is found in numerous topical medications
    • an antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate in trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery

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