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acetazolamide

[uh-see-tuh-zoh-luh-mahyd, -mid, -zol-uh-, as-i-tuh-] /əˌsi təˈzoʊ ləˌmaɪd, -mɪd, -ˈzɒl ə-, ˌæs ɪ tə-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a crystalline powder, C 4 H 6 N 4 O 3 S 2 , used chiefly in the treatment of glaucoma and edema.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; acet- + azole + amide
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