HyperDic: polymyxin

English > 1 sense of the word polymyxin:
NOUNartifactpolymyxinany of several toxic antibiotics obtained from a particular soil bacterium
English > polymyxin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny of several toxic antibiotics obtained from a particular soil bacterium.
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Spanishpolimixina
Catalanpolimixina

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