neomycin

/nee'oh muy"sin/, n. Pharm.
an antibiotic produced by an actinomycete, Streptomyces fradiae, administered orally or locally, used chiefly for skin, urinary tract, and eye infections and as a surgical antiseptic.
[1945-50; NEO- + -MYCIN]

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  • Neomycin — См. Неомицин (Источник: «Словарь терминов микробиологии») …   Словарь микробиологии

  • neomycin — neomycin. См. неомицин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • neomycin — [nē΄ō mī′sin, nē΄əmī′sin] n. [ NEO + MYCIN] a broad spectrum antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete (Streptomyces fradiae) and used in the treatment of various infections, esp. of the skin and eye …   English World dictionary

  • Neomycin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Neomycin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • neomycin — Either of two aminoglycosides (B and C) produced by Streptomyces fradiae that have generalized antibiotic activity. Neomycin A (Ineamine) contains 2 deoxy 1,3 diamino inositol combined with the aminoglycoside …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Neomycin — Ne|o|my|cin [↑ neo (1) u. mycin], das; s, e: aus Streptomyceskulturen isolierbares u. gegen bakterielle Infektionen lokal einsetzbares Gemisch von Aminoglykosid Antibiotika. * * * NeoMycin,   ein medizinisches Expertensystem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • neomycin — neo·my·cin .nē ə mīs ən n a broad spectrum highly toxic mixture of aminoglycoside antibiotics produced by a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. fradiae) specif a commercial preparation that is composed chiefly of two stereoisomers of neomycin …   Medical dictionary

  • neomycin — noun Date: 1949 a broad spectrum highly toxic antibiotic or mixture of antibiotics produced by a streptomyces (Streptomyces fradiae) and used medically especially to treat local infections …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neomycin — noun A broad spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is found in many topical medications …   Wiktionary

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