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i·so·ni·a·zid

 (ī′sə-nī′ə-zĭd)
n.
A crystalline antibacterial compound, C6H7N3O, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

[isoni(cotinic acid), isomer of nicotinic acid (iso- + nicotinic acid) + (hydr)azid(e), one of its constituents (hydr(o)- + az(o)- + -ide).]

isoniazid

(ˌaɪsəʊˈnaɪəzɪd) or

isoniazide

n
(Pharmacology) a soluble colourless crystalline compound used to treat tuberculosis. Formula: C6H7N3O
[C20 isoni(cotinic acid hydr)azid(e)]

i•so•ni•a•zid

(ˌaɪ səˈnaɪ ə zɪd)

n.
a water-soluble solid, C6H7N3O, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
[1950–55; short for isonicotinic acid hydrazide]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isoniazid - antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
Translations

isoniazid (INH)

n isoniazida