Origin of sulfa
Examples from the Web for sulfa
Her father, her mother said on the phone, had fallen into a coma after his kidneys failed in response to a sulfa drug.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the sulfa deposits out in the very glands it's there to protect, how could you be suffering another attack?
Had to try a new derivative, Sylvester, but the sulfa series was the right approach.
Word Origin and History for sulfa
1942, short name for the group of drugs derived from sulfanilamide ("amide of sulfanilic acid," which is so called because it is a sulphonic derivative of the dye-stuff aniline), and shortened from that word. (The usual British English spelling is sulpha.)