isoniazid

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noun iso·ni·a·zid \ˌī-sə-ˈnī-ə-zəd\

Definition of isoniazid

  1. :  a crystalline compound C6H7N3O used in treating tuberculosis

Origin and Etymology of isoniazid

is- + nicotinic acid + hydrazide


First Known Use: 1952


Medical Dictionary

isoniazid

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noun iso·ni·a·zid \ˌī-sə-ˈnī-ə-zəd\

Medical Definition of isoniazid

  1. :  a crystalline compound C6H7N3O used in treating tuberculosis—called also isonicotinic acid hydrazide


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