HyperDic: erythromycin

English > 1 sense of the word erythromycin:
NOUNartifacterythromycin, Erythrocin, E-Mycin, Ethril, Ilosone, Pediamycinan antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus
English > erythromycin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative.
SynonymsErythrocin, E-Mycin, Ethril, Ilosone, Pediamycin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Spanisheritromicina
Catalaneritromicina

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