Meaning of SULFAMETHOXAZOLE in English

Pronunciation: ˌ s ə l-f ə - ˌ me- ' thäk-s ə - ˌ z ō l

Function: noun

Etymology: sulfa + meth yl + oxazole, a compound C 3 H 3 NO (fr. International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + azole )

Date: 1960

: an antibacterial sulfonamide C 10 H 11 N 3 O 3 S used alone or in combination with trimethoprim (as in the treatment of urinary tract infections or acute otitis media)

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