clotrimazole

noun
clo·​tri·​ma·​zole | \klō-ˈtrī-mə-ˌzōl, -ˌzȯl\

Definition of clotrimazole 

: an antifungal agent C22H17ClN2

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Malassezia is susceptible to the same types of antifungals found in dandruff shampoo or athlete’s foot treatments, such as clotrimazole and miconazole. Teresa Graedon, The Seattle Times, "How to combat flaky skin and beard," 3 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of clotrimazole

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clotrimazole

probably from International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + tri- + imidazole

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clotrimazole

noun
clo·​tri·​ma·​zole | \klō-ˈtrī-mə-ˌzōl, -ˌzȯl \

Medical Definition of clotrimazole 

: an antifungal agent C22H17ClN2 used to treat candida infections, tinea, and ringworm — see lotrimin

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