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ketoconazole

[ kee-toh-koh-nuh-zohl, -zawl ]
/ ˌki toʊˈkoʊ nəˌzoʊl, -ˌzɔl /
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noun Pharmacology.
a synthetic substance, C26H28Cl2N4O4, used to treat a variety of fungal infections.
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Origin of ketoconazole

keto- + -con- of uncertain derivation + azole
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Medical definitions for ketoconazole

ketoconazole
[ kē′tō-kōnə-zōl′ ]

n.
An antifungal agent effective on a variety of fungi and used to treat systemic and topical fungal infections.
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