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noun Pharmacology.
  1. an antimicrobial substance, C10H11N3O3S, 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 of sulfamethoxazole

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