sulphonamide

/sʌlˈfɒnəmaɪd/ (say sul'fonuhmuyd)

noun
1. Chemistry an amide of a sulphonic acid, containing the group –SO2NH2.
2. Pharmaceutical any of a group of sulphonamide compounds possessing antibacterial activity, as sulphanilamide.
Also, sulfonamide.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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