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ethionamide

[eth-ee-on-uh-mahyd]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. an antimicrobial substance, C8H10N2S, used against susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis in combination with other drugs in the treatment of any active form of tuberculosis.
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Origin of ethionamide

First recorded in 1960–65; e(thyl) + thion(ic) + amide
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