Definition of Lincomycin

1. Noun. Antibiotic (trade name Lincocin) obtained from a streptomyces bacterium and used in the treatment of certain penicillin-resistant infections.

Exact synonyms: Lincocin
Generic synonyms: Antibiotic, Antibiotic Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Lincomycin

1. Noun. A lincosamide antibiotic derived from ''Streptomyces lincolnensis''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lincomycin

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Medical Definition of Lincomycin

1. Antibiotic active against gram-positive bacteria. Acts by blocking protein synthesis by binding to the 50S subunit of the ribosome and blocking peptidyltransferase reaction. Clindamycin, a derivative of lincomycin, is used as an antimalarial drug. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lincomycin

linalools
linament
linaments
linaria
linarite
lincRNA
lincRNAs
linch
linches
linchet
linchets
linchi
linchis
linchpin
linchpins
lincomycin (current term)
lincomycins
lincosamide
lincosamides
lincosaminide O-nucleotidyltransferase
lincture
linctures
linctus
linctuses
lind
lindackerite
lindane
lindanes
lindbergite

Literary usage of Lincomycin

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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"The sirup contains lincomycin hydrochloride equivalent to either 25 milligrams or 50 milligrams of lincomycin. (b) Sponsor. See No. 000009 in ยง510.600(c) of ..."

2. Water Quality in the Great and Little Miami River Basins, Ohio and Indiana by Gary L. Rowe (2004)
"lincomycin and eryth- romycin-H2O, two antibiotics approved for use in animals ... lincomycin was found in runoff from seven sites in the Stillwater River ..."

3. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"Other agents having neuromuscular depressant activity include tetracycline, lincomycin, and the polymyxins. It is important that investigators and the ..."

4. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"They are highly sensitive to penicillin G, oxacillin, erythromycin, spiramycin, lincomycin, chloramphenicol, tetracycline, kanamycin, gentamicin and ..."

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