sulphanilamide

noun

a white odourless crystalline compound formerly used in medicine in the treatment of bacterial infections. Formula: NH 2 C 6 H 4 SO 2 NH 2See also sulfa drug

Nearby words

  1. sully, maximilien de béthune, duc de,
  2. sully, thomas,
  3. sully-prudhomme,
  4. sully-prudhomme, rené françois armand,
  5. sulph-,
  6. sulphate,
  7. sulphate-resisting cement,
  8. sulphatise,
  9. sulphide,
  10. sulphinyl

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