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furazolidone

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noun fu·ra·zol·i·done \ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzä-lə-ˌdōn\

Definition of furazolidone

  1. :  an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoa especially in infections of the gastrointestinal tract



Origin and Etymology of furazolidone

furfural + azole + -ide + -one


First Known Use: 1955


Medical Dictionary

furazolidone

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noun fu·ra·zol·i·done \ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzäl-ə-ˌdōn\

Medical Definition of furazolidone

  1. :  an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoans especially in infections of the gastrointestinal tract




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