sulfa

adjective
sul·​fa | \ ˈsəl-fə How to pronounce sulfa (audio) \

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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sulfa

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“Sulfa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfa. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for sulfa

sulfa

adjective
sul·​fa
variants: or chiefly British sulpha \ ˈsəl-​fə How to pronounce sulfa (audio) \

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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