dihydrostreptomycin

noun
antibiotic consisting of a hydrogenated form of streptomycin; used against tuberculosis and tularemia and Gram-negative organisms
Hypernyms: ↑antibiotic, ↑antibiotic drug

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\\|dīˌh]īdrō, dī|h]+\ noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dihydr- + streptomycin
: an antibiotic C21H41N7O12 made by hydrogenating streptomycin and considered by some authorities to be less toxic than streptomycin with which it is often administered chiefly in the treatment of tuberculosis, tularemia, and infections caused by gram-negative organisms

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/duy huy'droh strep'teuh muy"sin/, n. Pharm.
an antibiotic, C21H41N7O12, derived by organic synthesis from and believed to be less toxic than streptomycin: used in the form of its sulfate chiefly in the treatment of tuberculosis.
[1945-50; DI-1 + HYDRO-2 + STREPTOMYCIN]

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