Definition of Terramycin in English:

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Terramycin

Pronunciation: /ˌtɛrəˈmʌɪsɪn/

noun

Trademark for oxytetracycline.
Example sentences
  • To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Terramycin® and other antibacterial drugs, Terramycin should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
  • Terramycin is a widely used antibiotic with clinically proved activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, rickettsiae, spirochetes, large viruses, and certain protozoa.

Origin

1950s: from Latin terra 'earth' + -mycin.

Words that rhyme with Terramycin

ricin

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Terra|mycin

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