salicylanilide

noun
sal·​i·​cyl·​an·​il·​ide | \ˌsal-ə-sə-ˈlan-ᵊl-īd \

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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