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Meaning of spectinomycin

spec•ti•no•my•cin

Pronunciation: (spek"tu-nō-mī'sin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an antibiotic drug, CHNO, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces spectabilis, used in the treatment of susceptible gonorrhea.
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