sulfa

adjective
sul·​fa | \ˈsəl-fə \

Definition of sulfa 

1 : related chemically to sulfanilamide

2 : of, relating to, or containing sulfa drugs

First Known Use of sulfa

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sulfa

short for sulfanilamide

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The first known use of sulfa was in 1940

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sulfa

adjective
sul·​fa
variants: or chiefly British sulpha \ˈsəl-​fə \

Medical Definition of sulfa 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : related chemically to sulfanilamide

2 : of, relating to, employing, or containing sulfa drugs sulfa therapy

sulfa

noun
variants: or chiefly British sulpha

Medical Definition of sulfa (Entry 2 of 2)

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