Synonyms
Etymology

1. vancomycin

noun. ['ˌvænkoʊˈmaɪsɪn'] an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections.

Synonyms

  • antibiotic drug
  • Vancocin

Etymology

  • -mycin (English)
  • vanco- (English)

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Example sentences of the word vancomycin


1. Adjective
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.

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