Definition of gramicidin in English:

gramicidin

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] An antibiotic with a wide range of activity, used in many medicinal preparations.

    • ‘Her general practitioner had treated it unsuccessfully with neomycin and gramicidin ointment and oral flucloxacillin and metronidazole.’
    • ‘In fact, gramicidin is one of the first known antibiotics.’
    • ‘These interesting properties have made gramicidin an appropriate model for studying solvent effects on the structural changes of peptides and proteins.’

Pronunciation:

gramicidin

/ˌɡramɪˈsʌɪdɪn/