nystatin

(ny-STA-tin)

The active ingredient in a drug used to treat infections caused by fungi (a type of microorganism). Nystatin is made by certain strains of bacteria and kills fungi by binding to their membranes. It is a type of antifungal agent.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "nystatin"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "nistatina"

Ingrediente activo de un medicamento que se usa para tratar las infecciones causadas por hongos (un tipo de microorganismos). La nistatina se elabora con ciertas cepas de bacterias y destruye los hongos al unirse a sus membranas. Es un tipo de antifĂșngico.