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miconazole

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noun mi·con·a·zole \mī-ˈkä-nə-ˌzōl\

Definition of miconazole

  1. :  an antifungal agent C18H14Cl4N2O used especially in the form of its nitrate



Origin and Etymology of miconazole

micon- (perhaps part blend, part alteration of myc- and New Latin Monilia, a genus of fungi) + imidazole


First Known Use: 1970


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miconazole

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noun mi·con·a·zole \mī-ˈkän-ə-ˌzōl\

Medical Definition of miconazole

  1. :  an antifungal agent administered especially in the form of its nitrate C18H14Cl4N2O·HNO3—see micatin




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