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mafenide

[muh-fen-ahyd] /məˈfɛn aɪd/
Pharmacology
1.
an antibacterial substance, C 7 H 1 0 N 2 O 2 S, prepared in cream form and used topically, along with other treatments, on second- to third-degree burns to reduce bacterial growth.
Origin
maf- (perhaps reversed letters from sulfonamide) + (benz)en(e) + -ide
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