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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



aminoglycoside antibiotic  listen  (uh-MEE-noh-GLY-koh-side AN-tee-by-AH-tik)

  A substance that works against many types of bacteria and includes streptomycin, gentamicin, and neomycin. An aminoglycoside antibiotic is used to treat bacterial infections.