noun. ['ˌvænkoʊˈmaɪsɪn'] an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections.
- antibiotic drug
- -mycin (English)
- vanco- (English)
Words that Rhyme with Vancomycin
Example sentences of the word vancomycin
Three of those antibiotics are neomycin, vancomycin and rifaximin 1.
2. Noun, plural
These include vancomycin and non-penicillin antibiotics such as doxycycline.
3. Noun, singular or mass
If the MRSA is a community-associated infection, it may be treated with vancomycin as well as other antibiotics.