from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A derivative of nitrofuran, C8H6N4O5, used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract.
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- n. A nitrofuran drug, 1-(5-nitro-2-furfurylideneamino)hydantoin, used in the treatment on urinary tract infections such as cystitis.
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- n. derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract
nitrofuran + (hydan)toin, a chemical compound; see diphenylhydantoin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)