[n] - an antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete
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Noun: Gentamicin is a type of antibiotic. The injectable form is usually reserved for treatment, in hospital, of serious or complicated infections. These include lung, urinary tract, bone, joint, and wound infections and illnesses like Septicaemia . Gentamicin given by injection can have serious adv...
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A group of aminoglycoside antibiotics produced by Micromonospora spp. Members include the closely related gentamycins C1, C2 and C1a, together with gentamycin A. They inhibit protein synthesis on 70S ribosomes by binding to the 23S core protein of the small subunit, that is responsible for binding m...
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<drug> A group of aminoglycoside antibiotics produced by Micromonospora spp. Members include the closely related gentamicin compounds C1, C2 and C1a, together with gentamicin A. ... They inhibit protein synthesis on 70S ribosomes by binding to the 23S core protein of the small subunit, that is...
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Garamycin noun an antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete; used in treating infections of the urinary tract
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(jen″tә-mi´sin) an aminoglycosideantibiotic complex elaborated by bacteria of the genus Micromonospora, effective against many gram-negative bacteria, especially Pseudomonas species, as well as certain gram-positive bacteria, especially Staphylococcus aureus; used as the sulfate salt.
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Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, used to treat many types of bacterial infections, particularly those caused by Gram-negative organisms. However, gentamicin is not used for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitidis or Legionella pneumophila. Gentamicin is also ototoxic and nephrotoxi...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: jen′tă-mī′sin Definitions: 1. A broad spectrum antibiotic of the aminoglycoside class, obtained from Micromonospora purpurea and M. echinospora, which inhibits the growth of both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; the sulfate salt is used medici...
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1) Antibiotic 2) Antibiotic drug 3) Garamycin
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