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pyrazinamide

[pir-uh-zin-uh-mahyd, -mid] /ˌpɪr əˈzɪn əˌmaɪd, -mɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a substance, C 5 H 5 N 3 O, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; pyrazine (< German Pyrazin, alteration of Pyridin pyridine, by insertion of az- az-) + amide
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