ethionamide

ethionamide

[eth-ee-on-uh-mahyd]
noun Pharmacology.
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:
1960–65; e(thyl) + thion(ic) + amide

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