ethionamide

noun

eth·​i·​on·​amide ˌe-thē-ˈä-nə-ˌmīd How to pronounce ethionamide (audio)
: a compound C8H10N2S used against mycobacteria (as in tuberculosis and leprosy)

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethionamide was in 1959

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“Ethionamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethionamide. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

ethionamide

noun
eth·​i·​on·​amide ˌeth-ē-ˈän-ə-ˌmīd How to pronounce ethionamide (audio)
: a compound C8H10N2S used against mycobacteria (as in tuberculosis)
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