gramicidin gramicidin

Definition(s):

  • (n) an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium; used chiefly as an antiseptic in treating local infections produced by Gram-positive bacteria

Usage(s):

  1. Gramicidin is not a mold extract, but is produced by bacteria.
  2. In spite of such failings, gramicidin touched off a chain reaction.
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