sulfadiazine

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noun sul·fa·di·a·zine \ˌsəl-fə-ˈdī-ə-ˌzēn\

Definition of sulfadiazine

  1. :  a sulfa drug C10H10N4O2S used especially in the treatment of toxoplasmosis

Origin and Etymology of sulfadiazine

sulfa + diazine (C4H4N2)


First Known Use: 1940


Medical Dictionary

sulfadiazine

noun sul·fa·di·a·zine

Medical Definition of sulfadiazine

  1. :  a sulfa drug C10H10N4O2S that is used especially in the treatment of toxoplasmosis

Variants of sulfadiazine

or chiefly British

sulphadiazine

\ˌsəl-fə-ˈdī-ə-ˌzēn\play

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