ethambutol

noun eth·am·bu·tol \ e-ˈtham-byu̇-ˌtȯl , -ˌtōl \

Definition of ethambutol

: a synthetic drug C10H24N2O2 used in the form of its hydrochloride especially in the treatment of tuberculosis

Origin and Etymology of ethambutol

ethylene + amine + butanol


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ethambutol

noun eth·am·bu·tol \ eth-ˈam-byu̇-ˌtȯl, -ˌtōl \

medical Definition of ethambutol

: a synthetic drug used in the form of its dihydrochloride C10H24N2O2·2HCl especially in the treatment of tuberculosis — see myambutol

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