furazolidone

noun
fu·​ra·​zol·​i·​done | \ ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzä-lə-ˌdōn How to pronounce furazolidone (audio) \

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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The first known use of furazolidone was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“Furazolidone.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furazolidone. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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furazolidone

noun
fu·​ra·​zol·​i·​done | \ ˌfyu̇r-ə-ˈzäl-ə-ˌdōn How to pronounce furazolidone (audio) \

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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