from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or containing sulfanilamide or any sulfa drug: sulfa pills; a sulfa powder.
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- adj. Of or containing sulfanilamide.
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- n. antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
Short for sulfa(nilamide).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)