glucosulfone

noun
glu·​co·​sul·​fone | \ ¦glü(ˌ)kō + \

Definition of glucosulfone

: a drug derived from glucose and para -amino-phenyl sulfone and used chiefly in treating leprosy in the form of the sodium salt [C6H12O5(SO3Na)NHC6H4]2SO2

History and Etymology for glucosulfone

gluc- + sulfone

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“Glucosulfone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucosulfone. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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