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/ˌkanəˈmīsin/ Noun 1. An aminoglycoside bacteriocidal antibiotic, available in oral, intravenous, and intramuscular forms, and used to treat a wide variety of infections. Kanamycin is isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces kanamyceticus and its most commonly used form is kanamycin sulfate. 2. An aminoglycoside antibiotic marketed under the trade name Kantrex. ( 3. A broad-spectrum antibiotic obtained from a strain of bacteria. (Google Dictionary) Syn: kanamycin...

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