polymyxin definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different primarily harmful antibiotics based on strains for the earth bacterium Bacillus polymyxa and accustomed treat different attacks with gram-negative bacteria.
    • any one of a few harmful antibiotics, based on the soil bacterium Bacillus polymyxa, accustomed treat infections by gram-negative germs
    • some of a number of harmful antibiotics obtained from a specific soil bacterium

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