sulfasalazine

[suhl-fuh-sal-uh-zeen]
noun Pharmacology.
a substance, C 1 8 H 1 4 N 4 O 5 S, used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

Origin:
1960–65; sulfa(nilamide) + sal(icylic acid) + azine

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