Meaning of sulfathiazole

sul•fa•thi•a•zole

Pronunciation: (sul"fu-thī'u-zōl"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a sulfanilamide derivative, CHNOS, formerly used in the treatment of pneumonia and staphylococcal infections, but now largely replaced because of its toxicity.
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