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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ni-stat'in, nis'ta-tin

Definition: An antibiotic substance isolated from cultures of Streptomyces noursei, effective in the treatment of all forms of candidiasis, particularly candidal infections of the intestine, skin, and mucous membranes.

[New York State + -in]

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