disulfiram

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noun di·sul·fi·ram \dī-ˈsəl-fə-ˌram\

Definition of disulfiram

  1. :  a compound C10H20N2S4 that causes a severe physiological reaction to alcohol and is used especially in the treatment of alcoholism

Origin and Etymology of disulfiram

disulfide + thiourea + amyl


Medical Dictionary

disulfiram

noun di·sul·fi·ram
variants: or chiefly British

disulphiram

\dī-ˈsəl-fə-ˌram\play

Medical Definition of disulfiram

  1. :  a compound C10H20N2S4 that causes a severe physiological reaction to alcohol and is used especially in the treatment of alcoholism—called also tetraethylthiuram disulfide; see antabuse


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