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Meaning of tobramycin

to•bra•my•cin

Pronunciation: (tō"bru-mī'sin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a highly toxic aminoglycoside antibiotic, CHNO, derived from Streptomyces tenebarius, used in the treatment of serious infections due to susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.
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