HyperDic: nystan

English > 1 sense of the word Nystan:
NOUNartifactNystan, nystatin, Mycostatinan antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State
English > Nystan: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes.
Synonymsnystatin, Mycostatin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
antifungal, antifungal agent, fungicide, antimycotic, antimycotic agentAny agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishnistatina
Catalannistatina

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