What is another word for sulfa?

11 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈʌlfə], [ sˈʌlfə], [ s_ˈʌ_l_f_ə]

Sulfa, also known as sulfonamide, is a class of antibiotics that are commonly used to treat bacterial infections. However, there are several other words that can be used to describe or refer to sulfa. Some common synonyms for sulfa include sulfamethoxazole, sulfadiazine, sulfisoxazole, sulfonamides, and sulfapyridine. These words are often used interchangeably with sulfa, but may have slight variations in their chemical structure or efficacy against different types of bacteria. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional before beginning any antibiotic treatment to ensure the appropriate medication is selected for a specific infection.

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What are the hypernyms for Sulfa?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Sulfa?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Sulfa

Your suggestion on the sulfa series seems to have paid off.
"Mate in Two Moves"
Winston Marks
In it was a like quantity of sulfa-tetradine.
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Winston Marks
If the sulfa deposits out in the very glands it's there to protect, how could you be suffering another attack?
"Mate in Two Moves"
Winston Marks

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