dapsone


dap·sone

noun \ˈdap-ˌsōn\

Definition of DAPSONE

:  an antimicrobial agent C12H12N2O2S used especially to treat leprosy and a chronic form of dermatitis

Origin of DAPSONE

diamine + phenyl + sulfone
First Known Use: 1952

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dap·sone

noun \ˈdap-ˌsōn, -ˌzōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DAPSONE

: an antimicrobial agent C12H12N2O2S used especially to treat leprosy and dermatitis herpetiformis—called also diaminodiphenyl sulfone

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