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Princeton's WordNet

  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.

Freebase

  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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  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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