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Meaning of sulfamethoxazole

sul•fa•meth•ox•a•zole

Pronunciation: (sul"fu-meth-ok'su-zōl"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an antimicrobial substance, CHNOS, used against a variety of susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms, as in the treatment of certain urinary tract infections and skin infections.
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