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sulfanilamide

[suhl-fuh-nil-uh-mahyd, -mid] /ˌsʌl fəˈnɪl əˌmaɪd, -mɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline amide of sulfanilic acid, C 6 H 8 N 2 O 2 S, formerly used in the treatment of bacterial infections: replaced by its derivatives and by antibiotics.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; sulfanil(ic acid) + amide
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sulfanilamide in Medicine

sulfanilamide sul·fa·nil·a·mide (sŭl'fə-nĭl'ə-mīd', -mĭd)
n.
A white, odorless crystalline sulfonamide used in the treatment of various bacterial infections.

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