furazolidone

noun
fu·​ra·​zol·​i·​done | \ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzä-lə-ˌdōn \

Definition of furazolidone 

: an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoa especially in infections of the gastrointestinal tract

First Known Use of furazolidone

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for furazolidone

furfural + azole + -ide + -one

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furazolidone

noun
fu·​ra·​zol·​i·​done | \ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzäl-ə-ˌdōn \

Medical Definition of furazolidone 

: an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoans especially in infections of the gastrointestinal tract

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