noun Etymology: sulfa + methyl + oxazole, a compound C3H3NO (from International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + azole) Date: 1960 an antibacterial sulfonamide C10H11N3O3S used alone or in combination with trimethoprim (as in the treatment of urinary tract infections or acute otitis media)

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  • sulfamethoxazole — A sulfonamide related chemically to sulfisoxazole, with a similar antibacterial spectrum, but a slower rate of absorption from the gastrointestinal tract and urinary excretion. * * * sul·fa·meth·ox·a·zole or chiefly Brit sul·pha·meth·ox·a·zole… …   Medical dictionary

  • sulfamethoxazole — sul·fa·meth·oxazole …   English syllables

  • sulfamethoxazole — sulphamethoxazole; n.; see co trimoxazole, sulphonamide …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sulfamethoxazole — sul•fa•meth•ox•a•zole [[t]ˌsʌl fə mɛθˈɒk səˌzoʊl[/t]] n. pha an antimicrobial substance, C10H11N3O3used to treat urinary tract and skin infections • Etymology: 1955–60; sulfa (nilamide) +meth ( yl) +(is)oxazole …   From formal English to slang

  • sulfamethoxazole — noun a sulfonamide (trade name Gantanol) used to treat infections (especially infections of the urinary tract) • Syn: ↑Gantanol • Hypernyms: ↑sulfa drug, ↑sulfa, ↑sulpha, ↑sulfonamide …   Useful english dictionary

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