[suhl-fuh-dahy-uh-zeen, -zin]
noun Pharmacology.
a sulfanilamide derivative, C 1 0 H 1 0 N 4 O 2 S, used chiefly in the treatment of urinary tract infections, meningitis, and malaria.

1935–40; sulfa(nilamide) + diazine Unabridged
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sulfadiazine (ˌsʌlfəˈdaɪəˌziːn)
an important sulfa drug used chiefly in combination with an antibiotic. Formula: C10H10N4O2S

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sulfadiazine sul·fa·di·a·zine (sŭl'fə-dī'ə-zēn')
A sulfa drug used in the treatment of meningitis and other infections.

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