Definition of sulfadiazine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsəlfəˈdīəzēn/
(chiefly British also sulphadiazine)


A sulfonamide antibiotic used to treat meningococcal meningitis.
Example sentences
  • Several other drugs have been evaluated, including tetracycline, primaquine, sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine (Fansidar).
  • I treated her with sulfadiazine and she got slowly better.
  • Pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine generally are used to treat infants with congenital toxoplasmosis.

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Syllabification: sul·fa·di·a·zine

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