NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- 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.