HyperDic: tyrocidine

English > 1 sense of the word tyrocidine:
NOUNartifacttyrocidine, tyrocidina basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium
English > tyrocidine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium; a major component of tyrothricin.
Synonymtyrocidin
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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