sulfasalazine

noun
sul·​fa·​sal·​a·​zine
variants: or chiefly British sulphasalazine \ ˌsəl-​fə-​ˈsal-​ə-​ˌzēn How to pronounce sulphasalazine (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfasalazine

: a sulfonamide C18H14N4O5S used in the treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis

called also salicylazosulfapyridine

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“Sulfasalazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfasalazine. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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