ethionamide

[eth-ee-on-uh-mahyd]
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.

Origin of ethionamide

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