nitrofurantoin definition

  • noun:
    • A derivative of nitrofuran, C8H6N4O5, found in treating transmissions of urinary system.
    • A nitrofuran medication, 1-(5-nitro-2-furfurylideneamino)hydantoin, found in the treatment on endocrine system infections like cystitis.
    • by-product of nitrofuran made use of as an antibacterial medication (trade name Macrodantin) efficient against a broad variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections regarding the urinary system

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