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ethambutol

noun eth·am·bu·tol \e-ˈtham-by-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\

Definition of ETHAMBUTOL

:  a synthetic drug C10H24N2O2 used in the form of its hydrochloride especially in the treatment of tuberculosis

Origin of ETHAMBUTOL

ethylene + amine + butanol
First Known Use: 1961

ethambutol

noun eth·am·bu·tol \eth-ˈam-by-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHAMBUTOL

:  a synthetic drug used in the form of its dihydrochloride C10H24N2O2·2HCl especially in the treatment of tuberculosis—see myambutol

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