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[nahy-troh-fyoo-ran-toh-in] /ˌnaɪ troʊ fyʊˈræn toʊ ɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
an antimicrobial substance, C 8 H 6 N 4 O 5 , used for the treatment of urinary tract infections.

nitrofurantoin ni·tro·fur·an·to·in (nī’trō-fyu-rān’tō-ĭn)
A derivative of nitrofuran used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract.


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