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sulfasalazine

[ suhl-fuh-sal-uh-zeen ]
/ ˌsʌl fəˈsæl əˌzin /
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noun Pharmacology.

a substance, C18H14N4O5S, used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

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Origin of sulfasalazine

First recorded in 1960–65; sulfa(nilamide) + sal(icylic acid) + azine
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