- antibiotics, aminoglycoside
- Any of a group of antibiotics derived from various species of Streptomyces or produced synthetically; they inhibit protein synthesis by binding with the 30S ribosomal subunit.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A broad spectrum antibiotic family derived from Streptomyces containing aminoglycosides that bind to bacterial ribosomes, inhibiting protein synthesis.
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A type of antibiotic that works against many types of bacteria and includes streptomycin, gentamicin, and neomycin. Aminoglycosides are used to treat bacterial infections.
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See also Understanding Medical Terminology.