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nitrofuran

noun ni·tro·fu·ran \ˌnī-trō-ˈfyr-ˌan, -fy-ˈran\

Definition of NITROFURAN

:  any of several nitro derivatives of furan used as bacteria-inhibiting agents

First Known Use of NITROFURAN

1930

nitrofuran

noun ni·tro·fu·ran \ˌnī-trō-ˈfy(ə)r-ˌan, -fy-ˈran\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITROFURAN

:  any of several derivatives of furan that contain a nitro group and are used as bacteria-inhibiting agents

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