nitrofuran
noun Date: 1930 any of several nitro derivatives of furan used as bacteria-inhibiting agents

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  • nitrofuran — [nī΄trōfyoor′an΄, nī′trōfyo͞o ran′] n. 〚 NITRO + FURAN〛 a furan derivative, C4H3O·NO2, used to treat bacterial infections * * * ni·tro·fu·ran (nī trō fyo͝orʹăn , fyo͝o rănʹ) n. Any of several drugs derived from furan that are used to inhibit… …   Universalium

  • nitrofuran — [nī΄trōfyoor′an΄, nī′trōfyo͞o ran′] n. [ NITRO + FURAN] a furan derivative, C4H3O·NO2, used to treat bacterial infections …   English World dictionary

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  • nitrofuran — noun A class of drug, derived from furan, used to inhibit bacterial growth …   Wiktionary

  • nitrofuran — ni·tro·fu·ran .nī trō fyu̇(ə)r .an, fyu̇ ran n any of several derivatives of furan that contain a nitro group and are used as bacteria inhibiting agents * * * ni·tro·fu·ran (ni″tro fuґran) any of a group of antibacterials, including… …   Medical dictionary

  • nitrofuran — ni·tro·furan …   English syllables

  • nitrofuran — noun derivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth • Hypernyms: ↑furan, ↑furane, ↑furfuran • Substance Holonyms: ↑nitrofurantoin, ↑Macrodantin * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at nitro + …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitrofurantoin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (E) 1 [(5 nitro 2 furyl)methylideneamino]imidazolidine 2,4 dione Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • Furazolidone — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3 {[(5 nitro 2 furyl)methylene]amino} 1,3 oxazolidin 2 one Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

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