ketoconazole

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noun ke·to·co·na·zole \ˌkē-tō-ˈkō-nə-ˌzōl\

Definition of ketoconazole

  1. :  a synthetic broad-spectrum antifungal agent C26H28Cl2N4O4 used to treat chronic internal and cutaneous infections

Origin and Etymology of ketoconazole

ket- + -conazole (as in miconazole)


First Known Use: 1979


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ketoconazole

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noun ke·to·co·na·zole \ˌkē-tō-ˈkō-nə-ˌzōl\

Medical Definition of ketoconazole

  1. :  a synthetic broad-spectrum antifungal agent C26H28Cl2N4O4 used to treat chronic internal and cutaneous disorders—see nizoral


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