pentamidine

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pentamidine

(pɛnˈtæmɪˌdiːn; -dɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug used to treat protozoal infections, esp pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis carinii in patients with AIDS
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pen•tam•i•dine

(pɛnˈtæm ɪˌdin, -dɪn)

n.
an antiprotozoal substance, C19H24N4O2, used in treating pneumocystis pneumonia, leishmaniasis, and trypanosomiasis.
[1941; pent(ane) + amidine any of a group of compounds with the CN2H3 group (amide + -ine2)]
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