Pronunciation: pen'i-sil'ik as'id
Definition: An antibiotic produced by Penicillium puberulum, a mold found on corn, and from P. cyclopium; active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria but toxic to animal tissues.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.