furazolidone

noun

fu·​ra·​zol·​i·​done ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzä-lə-ˌdōn How to pronounce furazolidone (audio)
: an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoa especially in infections of the gastrointestinal tract

Word History

Etymology

furfural + azole + -ide + -one

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of furazolidone was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“Furazolidone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furazolidone. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

furazolidone

noun
fu·​ra·​zol·​i·​done ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzäl-ə-ˌdōn How to pronounce furazolidone (audio)
: an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoans especially in infections of the gastrointestinal tract
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