flucytosine

[ floo-sahy-tuh-seen ]
/ fluˈsaɪ təˌsin /

noun Pharmacology.

a synthetic whitish crystalline powder, C4H4FN3O, with antifungal activity, used in the treatment of systemic and eye fungal infections caused by susceptible strains of Candida or Cryptococcus.

Nearby words

  1. flub,
  2. flubdub,
  3. fluctuant,
  4. fluctuate,
  5. fluctuation,
  6. fludrocortisone acetate,
  7. flue,
  8. flue gas,
  9. flue pipe,
  10. flue stop

Origin of flucytosine


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