Meaning of amikacin

am•i•ka•cin

Pronunciation: (am"i-kā'sin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a wide-spectrum semisynthetic antibiotic, CHNO, used in the treatment of infections, esp. those caused by susceptible Gram-negative bacilli.
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