sulfadiazine

[ suhl-fuh-dahy-uh-zeen, -zin ]
/ ˌsʌl fəˈdaɪ əˌzin, -zɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a sulfanilamide derivative, C10H10N4O2S, used chiefly in the treatment of urinary tract infections, meningitis, and malaria.

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Origin of sulfadiazine

First recorded in 1935–40; sulfa(nilamide) + diazine
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British Dictionary definitions for sulfadiazine

sulfadiazine
/ (ˌsʌlfəˈdaɪəˌziːn) /

noun

an important sulfa drug used chiefly in combination with an antibiotic. Formula: C 10 H 10 N 4 O 2 S
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Medical definitions for sulfadiazine

sulfadiazine
[ sŭl′fə-dīə-zēn′ ]

n.

A sulfa drug used in the treatment of meningitis and other infections.
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