-mycin

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From streptomycin.

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-mycin

  1. (pharmacology) Used to form names of antibiotics produced by Streptomyces strains.
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  • -micin (antibiotics obtained from Micromonospora)

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  • The use of stems in the selection of International Nonproprietary Names (INN) for pharmaceutical substances[1], Geneva: World Health Organization, 2018

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek μύκης (múkēs, fungus).

Suffix[edit]

-mycin

  1. (pharmacology) Used to form names of antibiotics that pertain to fungi
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