HyperDic: mitomycin

English > 1 sense of the word mitomycin:
NOUNartifactmitomycin, Mutamycina complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a streptomyces bacterium
English > mitomycin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a streptomyces bacterium; one form (trade name Mutamycin) shows promise as an anticancer drug.
SynonymMutamycin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections

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