sulfanilamide

noun sul·fa·nil·amide \ ˌsəl-fə-ˈni-lə-ˌmīd , -məd \

Definition of sulfanilamide

: a crystalline sulfonamide C6H8N2O2S that is the parent compound of most of the sulfa drugs

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Origin and Etymology of sulfanilamide

sulfanilic acid (C6H7NO3S, from International Scientific Vocabulary sulf- + aniline + -ic) + amide


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sulfanilamide

noun sul·fa·nil·amide
variants: or chiefly British sulphanilamide play \ˌsəl-fə-ˈnil-ə-ˌmīd, -məd\

medical Definition of sulfanilamide

: a crystalline sulfonamide C6H8N2O3S that is the amide of sulfanilic acid and the parent compound of most of the sulfa drugs

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