/blee'euh muy"sin/, n. Pharm.
a cytotoxic antibiotic, C55H84N17O21S3, derived from the fermentation product of the bacterium Streptomyces certicillus, used in the management of certain epithelial cell and testicular carcinomas and malignant lymphomas.
[1965-70; appar. alter. of phleomycin, an antibiotic derived earlier from the same source; initial elements phleo-, bleo- unexplained by originators; see -MYCIN]

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