Definition of carbomycin in English:

carbomycin

noun

Pharmacology
  • A macrolide antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces halstedii and now mainly used in experimental studies of protein synthesis.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Antibiotics & Chemotherapy. From carbo- + -mycin.

Pronunciation

carbomycin

/ˌkɑːbə(ʊ)ˈmʌɪsɪn/