nitrofurantoin(redirected from Furantoin)
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A derivative of nitrofuran, C8H6N4O5, used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract.
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|Noun||1.||nitrofurantoin - derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract|
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
nitrofuran - derivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth