Meaning of PENTAMIDINE in English

PENTAMIDINE

[ pɛn'tamɪdi:n ]

■ noun Medicine a synthetic antibiotic drug used chiefly to treat PCP infection.

Origin

1940s: from pentane + amide + -ine 4 .

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