vancomycin

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Etymology[edit]

vanco- +‎ -mycin

Noun[edit]

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vancomycin (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A glycopeptide antibiotic, produced by the actinomycete Amycolaptosis orientalis, used against Gram-positive bacteria, especially staphylococci and enterococci.

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