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sulfa

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adjective sul·fa \ˈsəl-fə\

Definition of sulfa

  1. 1 :  related chemically to sulfanilamide

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or containing sulfa drugs



Origin of sulfa

short for sulfanilamide


First Known Use: 1940


Medical Dictionary

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sulfa

adjective sul·fa

Medical Definition of sulfa

  1. 1:  related chemically to sulfanilamide

  2. 2:  of, relating to, employing, or containing sulfa drugs <sulfa therapy>



Variants of sulfa

or chiefly British sulpha \ˈsəl-fə\play

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sulfa

noun sul·fa

Medical Definition of sulfa



Variants of sulfa

or chiefly British sulpha

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sulfa"


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