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neomycin

Definitions of neomycin
  1. noun
    an antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery
    synonyms: Neobiotic, fradicin
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    type of:
    antibiotic, antibiotic drug
    a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
    antiseptic
    a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
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