Meaning of AMPHOTERICIN B in English


Pronunciation: ˌ am(p)-f ə - ' ter- ə -s ə n- ' b ē

Function: noun

Etymology: amphoteric + 1 -in

Date: 1955

: an antifungal antibiotic obtained from a soil streptomycete ( Streptomyces nodosus ) and used especially to treat systemic fungal infections

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