sulfamethoxazole

sulfamethoxazole

[suhl-fuh-meth-ok-suh-zohl]
noun Pharmacology.
an antimicrobial substance, C 1 0 H 1 1 N 3 O 3 S, used against a variety of susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms, as in the treatment of certain urinary tract infections and skin infections.

Origin:
1955–60; sulfa(nilamide) + meth(yl) + (is)oxazole; see is-, ox-, azole

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