sulfadiazine

noun

sul·​fa·​di·​a·​zine ˌsəl-fə-ˈdī-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce sulfadiazine (audio)
: a sulfa drug C10H10N4O2S used especially in the treatment of toxoplasmosis

Word History

Etymology

sulfa + diazine (C4H4N2)

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sulfadiazine was in 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Sulfadiazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfadiazine. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

sulfadiazine

noun
sul·​fa·​di·​a·​zine
variants or chiefly British sulphadiazine
: a sulfa drug C10H10N4O2S that is used especially in the treatment of toxoplasmosis
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