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ethambutol

[e-tham-byuh-tawl, -tol] /ɛˈθæm byəˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an antimicrobial substance, C 10 H 24 N 2 O 2 , active against susceptible bacteria of the genus Mycobacterium, in the treatment, in combination with other drugs, of tuberculosis.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; eth(ylene) + am(ine) + but(an)ol
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British Dictionary definitions for ethambutol

ethambutol

/ɛˈθæmbjʊˌtɒl/
noun
1.
a compound used in the treatment of tuberculosis
Word Origin
from eth(ylene) + am(ine) + but(an)ol
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ethambutol in Medicine

ethambutol eth·am·bu·tol (ě-thām'byə-tôl', -tōl')
n.
An antibacterial drug used in combination with other drugs in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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