trimethoprim

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tri·meth·o·prim

 (trī-mĕth′ə-prĭm)
n.
An antibiotic drug, C14H18N4O3, used primarily to treat or prevent urinary tract infections, often in combination with sulfamethoxazole.

[tri- + meth- + o(xy)- + p(y)rim(idine).]
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trimethoprim

(traɪˈmɛθəˌprɪm)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic often prescribed to be taken with a sulphonamide, esp to treat urinary infections
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tri•meth•o•prim

(traɪˈmɛθ ə prɪm)

n.
a synthetic crystalline compound, C11H18N4O3, usu. combined with a sulfonamide as an antibiotic preparation in the treatment of urinary tract infections and pneumocystis pneumonia.
[1960–65; trimetho(xyphenyl) + p(y)rim(idinediamine), components of its chemical name]
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