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Noun: gramicidin  ,gra-mi'sI-d(u)n
  1. An antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium; used chiefly as an antiseptic in treating local infections produced by Gram-positive bacteria

Derived forms: gramicidins

Type of: antibiotic, antibiotic drug, antiseptic

Encyclopedia: Gramicidin