acetazolamide

[uh-see-tuh-zoh-luh-mahyd, -mid, -zol-uh-, as-i-tuh-]
noun Pharmacology.
a crystalline powder, C 4 H 6 N 4 O 3 S 2 , used chiefly in the treatment of glaucoma and edema.

Origin:
1950–55; acet- + azole + amide

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