HyperDic: novobiocin

English > 1 sense of the word novobiocin:
NOUNartifactnovobiocinan antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used to treat infections by Gram-positive bacteria
English > novobiocin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used to treat infections by Gram-positive bacteria.
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Spanishnovobiocina
Catalannovobiocina

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