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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis.

Usage examples (36)
  • (The story of Orwell and streptomycin is worth a read, too.)
  • Even if streptomycin is not the perfect anti-tuberculous remedy, its introduction nevertheless signifies
  • I've already mentioned the mutations that occur in streptomycin resistance and to rifampicin in mycobacteria.
  • A second one includes penicillin and streptomycin. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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