benzimidazole


benz·imid·azole

noun \ˌben-ˌzi-mə-ˈda-ˌzōl, ˌben-zə-ˈmi-də-ˌzōl\

Definition of BENZIMIDAZOLE

:  a crystalline base C7H6N2 used especially to inhibit the growth of various viruses, parasitic worms, or fungi; also :  one of its derivatives

Origin of BENZIMIDAZOLE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1912

benz·imid·azole

noun \ˌben-ˌzim-ə-ˈdaz-ˌōl, ˌben-zə-ˈmid-ə-ˌzōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BENZIMIDAZOLE

: a crystalline base C7H6N2 used especially to inhibit the growth of various viruses, parasitic worms, and fungi; also : one of its derivatives

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