co-trimoxazole

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co-trimoxazole

(ˌkəʊtrɪˈmɒksəzəʊl)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic consisting of a mixture of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (a sulfa drug): used esp to treat infections of the urinary tract and lungs (as in AIDS)
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