metronidazole

noun met·ro·ni·da·zole \ ˌme-trə-ˈnī-də-ˌzōl \

Definition of metronidazole

:a drug C6H9N3O3 used especially to treat vaginal trichomoniasis, amebiasis, and infections by anaerobic bacteria

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Origin and Etymology of metronidazole

methyl + -tron- (probably alteration of nitro-) + imide + azole


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metronidazole

noun met·ro·ni·da·zole \ ˌme-trə-ˈnīd-ə-ˌzōl \

medical Definition of metronidazole

:an antiprotozoal and antibacterial drug C6H9N3O3 used especially to treat vaginal trichomoniasis, amebiasis, and infections by anaerobic bacteria — see flagyl

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