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

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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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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