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Medical Term:

lincomycin

Pronunciation: lin'ko-mi'sin

Definition: An antibacterial substance, composed of substituted pyrrolidine and octapyranose moities, produced by Streptomyces lincolnensis; active against gram-positive organisms; used medicinally as lincomycin hydrochloride.

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