Medical Dictionary

sulfathiazole

noun sul·fa·thi·a·zole
variants: or chiefly British

sulphathiazole

\ˌsəl-fə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzōl\play

Medical Definition of sulfathiazole

  1. :  a sulfa drug C9H9N3O2S2 derived from thiazole and sulfanilamide that is seldom prescribed because of its toxicity but was formerly used especially in the treatment of pneumococcus and staphylococcus infections


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