noun. antibiotic (trade name Lincocin) obtained from a streptomyces bacterium and used in the treatment of certain penicillin-resistant infections.
- antibiotic drug
Example sentences of the word lincomycin
1. Verb, base form
If your dog is allergic to clindamycin or lincomycin, he may have an allergy to antirobe.
Clindamycin is an antibiotic that belongs to the lincomycin family and is effective against balanitis caused by anaerobic bacteria, which are bacteria that thrive well in the absence of oxygen.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Drugs such as enrofloxacin, cimetidine, clindamycin, lincomycin, allopurinol and erythromycin can increase the potentially harmful side effects of theophylline.