HyperDic: ilosone

English > 1 sense of the word Ilosone:
NOUNartifactIlosone, erythromycin, Erythrocin, E-Mycin, Ethril, Pediamycinan antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus
English > Ilosone: 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.
Synonymserythromycin, Erythrocin, E-Mycin, Ethril, Pediamycin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanisheritromicina
Catalaneritromicina

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