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Meaning of aminoglycoside

a•mi•no•gly•co•side

Pronunciation: (u-mē"nō-glī'ku-sīd", am"u-nō-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to amino sugars in glycosidic linkage.
—n.
  1. any of a group of bacterial antibiotics having aminoglycoside structure.
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