Nitrofuran definition

nītrō-fyo͝orăn, -fyo͝o-răn
Any of several drugs derived from furan that are used to inhibit bacterial growth.
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A furan derivative, C4H3ONO2, used to treat bacterial infections.
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Any of several drugs derived from furan that are used to inhibit bacterial growth.
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Any of several drugs derived from furan that are used to inhibit bacterial growth.
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A class of drug, derived from furan, used to inhibit bacterial growth.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
nitrofuran
Plural:
nitrofurans