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[suhl-fuh-pir-i-deen, -din] /ˌsʌl fəˈpɪr ɪˌdin, -dɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
a sulfanilamide derivative, C 1 1 H 1 1 N 3 O 2 S, formerly used for infections caused by pneumococci, now used primarily for a particular dermatitis.


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