Definition of achromycin in English:

achromycin

noun

Pharmacology
  • 1The antibiotic puromycin. rare. Now disused.

  • 2Frequently with capital initial. The antibiotic tetracycline. [A trademark in the United Kingdom.]

Origin

1950s. From achro- + -mycin.

Pronunciation

achromycin

/ˌakrə(ʊ)ˈmʌɪsɪn/