HyperDic: tyrocidin

English > 1 sense of the word tyrocidin:
NOUNartifacttyrocidin, tyrocidinea basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium
English > tyrocidin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium; a major component of tyrothricin.
Synonymtyrocidine
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Substance oftyrothricinA mixture of antibiotics applied locally to infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
Spanishtirocidina

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