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co•lis•tin



Pronunciation: (ku-lis'tin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a toxic antibiotic polypeptide, C45H85O10N13, produced by the bacterium Bacillus colistinus, used in sulfate form against a broad spectrum of microorganisms and in the treatment of severe gastroenteritis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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