pentamidine

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noun pent·am·i·dine \pen-ˈta-mə-ˌdēn, -dən\

Definition of pentamidine

  1. :  a drug used chiefly in the form of its salt C23H36N4O10S2 especially to treat protozoal infections (such as leishmaniasis) and to prevent AIDS-related pneumonia

First Known Use of pentamidine

1941


Medical Dictionary

pentamidine

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noun pent·am·i·dine \pen-ˈtam-ə-ˌdēn, -dən\

Medical Definition of pentamidine

  1. :  a diamidine used chiefly in the form of its salt C23H36N4O10S2 to treat protozoal infections (as leishmaniasis) and to prevent Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-infected individuals


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