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  1. kanamycin, Kantrex(noun)

    antibiotic (trade name Kantrex) used to treat severe infections

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  1. kanamycin(Noun)

    An aminoglycoside antibiotic marketed under the trade name Kantrex.

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  1. Kanamycin

    Kanamycin is 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.

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  1. Kanamycin

    Antibiotic complex produced by Streptomyces kanamyceticus from Japanese soil. Comprises 3 components: kanamycin A, the major component, and kanamycins B and C, the minor components.


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