sulfapyridine

noun

sul·​fa·​pyr·​i·​dine
variants or chiefly British sulphapyridine
: a sulfa drug C11H11N3O2S that is derived from pyridine and sulfanilamide and is used in small doses in the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis and especially formerly against pneumococcal and gonococcal infections

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“Sulfapyridine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfapyridine. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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