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Meaning of ethionamide

eth•i•on•a•mide

Pronunciation: (eth"ē-on'u-mīd"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an antimicrobial substance, CHNS, used against susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis in combination with other drugs in the treatment of any active form of tuberculosis.
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