Definitions for "Aminoglycoside"
Family of antibiotics that bind to the 30S ribosomal subunit and inhibit protein synthesis (examples streptomycin, gentamicin) (Lecture: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance, 2/12/02)
A group of antibiotics that are used to combat bacterial infections. Tobramycin and gentamicin are examples of these antibiotics and are often used by people with CF.
a family of antibiotic drugs similar to streptomycin.