/dak'teuh noh muy"sin/, n. Pharm.
a cytotoxic polypeptide, C62H86N12O16, isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces parvullus, used in the treatment of certain cancers. Also called actinomycin D.
[reversal of actinomycin D; see ACTINOMYCIN]

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