HyperDic: neomycin

English > 1 sense of the word neomycin:
NOUNartifactneomycin, fradicin, Neobiotican antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery
English > neomycin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery.
Synonymsfradicin, Neobiotic
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
antisepticA substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
Spanishfradicin, neomicina
Catalanfradicin, neomicina

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