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lin•co•my•cin



Pronunciation: (ling"ku-mī'sin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a toxic antibiotic, C18H34N2O6S, isolated from Streptomyces lincolnensis, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment of serious Gram-positive penicillin-resistant infections.

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