[suhl-fon-uh-mahyd, -mid, suhl-fuh-nam-ahyd, -id]
Origin of sulfonamide
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- Any of a group of organic sulfur compounds that includes the sulfa drugs.
- sulfa drug
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- Any of a group of organic sulfur compounds containing the radical SO2NH2.♦ Certain sulfonamides known as sulfa drugs are used as antibiotics to treat bacterial infections.
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