The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

GENTAMYCIN [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-29


Subject field(s)
  • Medication

An antibiotic complex isolated from the actinomycetes Micromonospora purpurea and M. echinospora, consisting of components designated A, B, C, etc. The form in medicinal use is a mixture of three fractions of the C component: it is bactericidal for a wide range of pathogens ...


  • Médicaments

Substance produite par deux espèces du genre Micromono-Spora (purpurea et echinospora).


La gentamicine est un antibiotique bactéricide qui affecte la croissance bactérienne par inhibition spécifique de la synthèse protéique normale chez les bactéries sensibles.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Medicamentos
Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2020
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau


Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: