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(Science: chemical) A macrolide antibiotic produced by streptomyces ambofaciens. The drug is effective against gram-positive aerobic pathogens, n. Gonorrhoeae, and staphylococci. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria and toxoplasma gondii.

Pharmacological action: antibiotics, macrolide, coccidiostats.

chemical name: spiramycin