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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA.

Usage examples (26)
  • It can be added that trimethoprim-sulfa is used in the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii, a relatively common complication to AIDS.
  • He caught pneumonia and tried to take some kind of sulfa drug that went against his heart.
  • But he could get antitoxin and sulfa for the Pommy.
  • Until sulfa, trachoma had been common in the pueblos. for more
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