acetazolamide

[uh-see-tuh-zoh-luh-mahyd, -mid, -zol-uh-, as-i-tuh-]

noun Pharmacology.

a crystalline powder, C4H6N4O3S2, used chiefly in the treatment of glaucoma and edema.

Origin of acetazolamide

First recorded in 1950–55; acet- + azole + amide
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