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a·mi·no·gly·co·side  audio  (-mn-glk-sd, m-) KEY 

NOUN:
Any of a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics, such as streptomycin, derived from species of Streptomyces or Micomonospora bacteria and used to treat infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.



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