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fusidic acid

Pronunciation: fyu-sid'ik as'id

Definition: A fermentation product of Fusidium coccineum, a parasitic fungus on the plant Veronica; inhibits protein synthesis and the accumulation of ppGpp.

Synonym(s): ramycin

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