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isoniazid

[ahy-suh-nahy-uh-zid] /ˌaɪ səˈnaɪ ə zɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 6 H 7 N 3 O, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Origin of isoniazid
1950-1955
1950-55; short for isonicotinic acid hydrazide
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British Dictionary definitions for isoniazid

isoniazid

/ˌaɪsəʊˈnaɪəzɪd/
noun
1.
a soluble colourless crystalline compound used to treat tuberculosis. Formula: C6H7N3O
Word Origin
C20 isoni(cotinic acid hydr)azid(e)
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isoniazid in Medicine

isoniazid i·so·ni·a·zid (ī'sə-nī'ə-zĭd)
n.
An antibacterial compound used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

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