metronidazole

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me·tro·ni·da·zole

 (mĕt′rə-nī′də-zōl′)
n.
A synthetic antimicrobial drug, C6H9N3O3, used to treat vaginal trichomoniasis, anaerobic bacterial infections, and intestinal amebiasis.

[me(thyl) + -tron- (alteration of nitro-) + (im)idazole.]

metronidazole

(ˌmɛtrəˈnaɪdəˌzəʊl)
n
(Pharmacology) a pale yellow crystalline compound used to treat vaginal trichomoniasis. Formula: C6H9N3O3
[C20: from me(thyl) + (ni)tro- + -n- + (im)id(e) + azole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metronidazole - antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
Translations
metronidazol

metronidazole

n metronidazol m
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