= sulphadiazine; n.
a drug of the sulphonamide group that is used to prevent the recurrence of rheumatic fever and (in combination with pyrimethamine) to treat toxoplasmosis. It is administered by mouth or injection. In the form of silver sulfadiazine (Flamazine), it is applied as a cream to treat infected burns.

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  • sulfadiazine — sul·fa·diazine …   English syllables

  • sulfadiazine — noun a sulfa drug used in treating meningitis and pneumonia and other infections • Hypernyms: ↑sulfa drug, ↑sulfa, ↑sulpha, ↑sulfonamide …   Useful english dictionary

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