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A drug used in the treatment of alcoholism that interferes with the metabolic degradation of alcohol, producing an unpleasant reaction when even a small quantity of alcohol is consumed.
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(Pharmacology) a drug used in the treatment of alcoholism that acts by inducing nausea and other unpleasant effects following ingestion of alcohol
[C20: from tetraethylthiuram disulfide]
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|Noun||1.||disulfiram - a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested|
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