Meaning of SULFANILAMIDE in English

/sul'feuh nil"euh muyd', -mid/ , n. Pharm.

a white, crystalline amide of sulfanilic acid, C 6 H 8 N 2 O 2 S, formerly used in the treatment of bacterial infections: replaced by its derivatives and by antibiotics.

[ 1935-40; SULFANIL(IC ACID) + AMIDE ]

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