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sulfa

[ suhl-fuh ]
/ ˈsʌl fə /
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adjective

related chemically to sulfanilamide.
pertaining to, consisting of, or involving a sulfa drug or drugs.

noun

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Origin of sulfa

First recorded in 1935–40; short for sulfanilamide
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Medical definitions for sulfa

sulfa
[ sŭlfə ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or containing sulfanilamide or any sulfa drug.
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