nitrofuran

noun ni·tro·fu·ran \ ˌnī-trō-ˈfyu̇r-ˌan , -fyu̇-ˈran \

Definition of nitrofuran

: any of several nitro derivatives of furan used as bacteria-inhibiting agents

First Known Use of nitrofuran

1930


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nitrofuran

noun ni·tro·fu·ran \ ˌnī-trō-ˈfyu̇(ə)r-ˌan, -fyu̇-ˈran \

medical Definition of nitrofuran

: any of several derivatives of furan that contain a nitro group and are used as bacteria-inhibiting agents

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