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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 (7)
  • Some people are allergic to medicines like penicillin or sulpha antibiotics.
  • From experiences with sulpha compounds they had developed a reliable research technique.
  • But in the summer of 1937, a Tennessee company developed a new liquid cough syrup, containing a sulpha drug, raspberry flavor, and diethylene glycol.
  • Protonsil was the first of the so-called sulpha preparations, which have proved to represent one of the greatest therapeutic advances in the history of medicine. for more
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