Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

ketoconazole

play
noun ke·to·co·na·zole \ˌkē-tō-ˈkō-nə-ˌzōl\

Definition of ketoconazole

  1. :  a synthetic broad-spectrum antifungal agent C26H28Cl2N4O4 used to treat chronic internal and cutaneous infections



Origin of ketoconazole

ket- + -conazole (as in miconazole)


First Known Use: 1979


Medical Dictionary

ketoconazole

play
noun ke·to·co·na·zole \ˌkē-tō-ˈkō-nə-ˌzōl\

Medical Definition of ketoconazole

  1. :  a synthetic broad-spectrum antifungal agent C26H28Cl2N4O4 used to treat chronic internal and cutaneous disorders—see nizoral




Learn More about ketoconazole


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ketoconazole? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 8, 2016

to clear from accusation or blame

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders pince-nez spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ