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dap·sone

 (dăp′sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A sulfone drug, C12H12N2O2S, that is used primarily to treat leprosy and some forms of dermatitis.

[d(i)- + a(mino)- + (di)p(henyl) + s(ulf)one.]

dapsone

(ˈdæpˌsəʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antimicrobial drug used to treat leprosy and certain types of dermatitis. Formula: C12H12N2O2S
[C20: from d(i)a(minodi)p(henyl) s(ulph)one]

dap•sone

(ˈdæp soʊn)

n.
an antibacterial substance, C12H12N2O2S, used to treat leprosy.
[1965–70; d(i)a(minodi)p(henyl) s(ulf)one]
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Noun1.dapsone - antibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
Translations

dap·sone

n. dapsona, sulfonildianilina, droga usada en el tratamiento de la lepra.

dapsone

n dapsona
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