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ethionamide

[eth-ee-on-uh-mahyd] /ˌɛθ iˈɒn əˌmaɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an antimicrobial substance, C 8 H 10 N 2 S, used against susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis in combination with other drugs in the treatment of any active form of tuberculosis.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; e(thyl) + thion(ic) + amide
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