Medical Definition of Orientomycin

1. A broad-spectrum antibiotic synthesised by the bacterium Streptomyces orchidaceus which is used most often to treat urinary tract infections and tuberculosis.This antibiotic is a structural analogue of the amino acid D-alanine and it inhibits bacteria's ability to make peptidoglycan, an important component of the bacterial cell wall. (09 Oct 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Orientomycin

orienteered
orienteerer
orienteerers
orienteering
orienteerings
orienteers
orienter
orienters
orientifold
orientifolds
orienting
orienting reflex
orienting response
orientite
orientness
orientomycin (current term)
orients
orifex
orifexes
orifice
orifice of external acoustic meatus
orifice of inferior vena cava
orifice of internal acoustic meatus
orifice of superior vena cava
orifices
orificial
orificium
orificium internum uteri
orificium ureteris

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