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[ uh-see-tuh-zoh-luh-mahyd, -mid, -zol-uh-, as-i-tuh- ]
/ əˌsi təˈzoʊ ləˌmaɪd, -mɪd, -ˈzɒl ə-, ˌæs ɪ tə- /

noun Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

acetanisidine, acetate, acetate rayon, acetate-coa ligase, acetation, acetazolamide, acetic, acetic acid, acetic anhydride, acetic ether, acetify

Origin of acetazolamide

First recorded in 1950–55; acet- + azole + amide Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019