sulfacetamide

noun
sul·​fa·​cet·​a·​mide
variants: also sulfacetimide or chiefly British sulphacetamide also sulphacetimide \ ˌsəl-​fə-​ˈset-​ə-​ˌmīd How to pronounce sulfacetamide (audio) , -​məd How to pronounce sulfacetamide (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfacetamide

: a sulfa drug C8H10N2O3S that is used chiefly for treating infections of the urinary tract and in the form of its sodium salt C8H9N2NaO3S to treat infections of the eye and acne vulgaris

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“Sulfacetamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfacetamide. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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