noun Etymology: gram-positive + -i- + -cide + 1-in Date: 1940 any of several toxic crystalline polypeptide antibiotics produced by a soil bacterium (Bacillus brevis) and used against gram-positive bacteria in local infections

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  • Gramicidin — A (Bacillus brevis) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gramicidin — gramicìdīn m <G gramicidína> DEFINICIJA farm. antibiotik izoliran iz kultura bakterije Bacillus brevis, djeluje na streptokoke i stafilokoke, upotrebljava se samo lokalno ETIMOLOGIJA gram (pozitivni organizam) + cid …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gramicidin — ☆ gramicidin [gram΄i sīd′ n ] n. [ GRAM( POSITIVE) + i + CID(E) + IN1] any of a group of chemically related antibiotic polypeptides produced by a soil bacillus (Bacillus brevis) and used in medicines to treat various bacterial infections, esp. of …   English World dictionary

  • Gramicidin — drugbox IUPAC name=Bacillus brevis gramicidin D CAS number=1405 97 6 ATC prefix=R02 ATC suffix=AB30 ATC supplemental= PubChem= DrugBank=BTD00036 C=99 | H=140 | N=20 | O=17 molecular weight=1882.3 g/mol bioavailability= protein bound= metabolism=… …   Wikipedia

  • gramicidin — /gram euh suyd n/, n. Pharm. a crystalline, water insoluble antibiotic obtained from tyrothrycin by extraction, used chiefly in treating local infections caused by Gram positive organisms. Also called gramicidin D. [1935 40; GRAM (POSITIVE) + I + …   Universalium

  • Gramicidin — Gra|mi|ci|din [zu grampositiv (↑ Gram Färbung), cid (↑ zid) u. ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: Gruppenbez. für kettenförmige Peptid Antibiotika aus 15 Aminosäuren (G. A, B u. C) sowie Gramicidin S [S = Soviet, wegen der Auffindung in der ehemaligen UdSSR] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gramicidin — gramicidinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Antibiotikas. atitikmenys: angl. gramicidin rus. грамицидин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gramicidin — noun A heterogeneous combination of six antibiotic compounds …   Wiktionary

  • gramicidin — One of a group of polypeptide antibiotics produced by Bacillus brevis that are primarily bacteriostatic in action against Gram positive cocci and bacilli. Commercial preparations contain several gramicidins known as g. A, B, C, and D; g. S (for… …   Medical dictionary

  • gramicidin — n. antibiotic medicine …   English contemporary dictionary

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