salicylanilide

noun
sal·​i·​cyl·​an·​il·​ide | \ ˌsal-ə-sə-ˈlan-ᵊl-īd How to pronounce salicylanilide (audio) \

Medical Definition of salicylanilide

: a crystalline compound C13H11NO2 that is used as a fungicidal agent especially in the external treatment of tinea capitis caused by a fungus of the genus Microsporum (M. audouini)

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“Salicylanilide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/salicylanilide. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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