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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white odorless crystalline drug.

Usage examples (6)
  • Pharmaceutical regulation is driven by horror stories like the sulfanilamide elixir and thalidomide.
  • Antibiotics were first discovered in the early 1900's when a drug called sulfanilamide was found to protect people from fatal bacterial infections such as pneumococcus.
  • The result was that we had an inordinately high number of crashes as time went on, and sulfanilamide an early antibiotic could be bought on the streets of Kunming while...
  • Examples include: severe toxicity from the use of arsenic to treat syphilis deaths from a solvent (ethylene glycol) used in sulfanilamide preparations (one of the first... for more
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