Meaning of furazolidone

fu•ra•zol•i•done

Pronunciation: (fyoor"u-zol'i-dōn"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a nitrofuran, CHNO, that is used in the treatment of giardiasis, and bacterial gastroenteritis and dysentery.
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