disulfiram

noun di·sul·fi·ram \ dī-ˈsəl-fə-ˌram \

Definition of disulfiram

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

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Origin and Etymology of disulfiram

disulfide + thiourea + amyl


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disulfiram

noun di·sul·fi·ram
variants: or chiefly British disulphiram play \dī-ˈsəl-fə-ˌram\

medical Definition of disulfiram

: 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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