macrolide


macrolide
\\ˈmakrəˌlīd\ noun (-s)
Etymology: macrocyclic + lactone + -ide
: any of several antibiotics (as erythromycin) containing a macrocyclic lactone ring that are produced by actinomycetes of the genus Streptomyces and inhibit bacterial protein synthesis

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