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sulfonamide

noun sul·fon·amide \ˌsəl-ˈfä-nə-ˌmīd, -məd; -ˈfō-nə-ˌmīd\

Definition of SULFONAMIDE

:  any of various amides (as sulfanilamide) of a sulfonic acid; also :  sulfa drug

Origin of SULFONAMIDE

sulfonic + amide
First Known Use: 1881

sulfonamide

noun sul·fon·amide   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SULFONAMIDE

:  any of various amides (as sulfanilamide) of a sulfonic acid; also :  sulfa drug

Variants of SULFONAMIDE

sul·fon·amide or chiefly British sul·phon·amide \ˌsəl-ˈfän-ə-ˌmīd, -məd; -ˈfō-nə-ˌmīd\

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