Nitrofurantoin meaning

nī'trō-fyo͝o-răn'tō-ĭn
A derivative of nitrofuran, C8 H6 N4 O5 , used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract.
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A derivative of nitrofuran, C8 H6 N4 O5 , used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract.
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A nitrofuran drug, 1-(5-nitro-2-furfurylideneamino)hydantoin, used in the treatment on urinary tract infections such as cystitis.
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Origin of nitrofurantoin

nitrofuran (hydan)toin a chemical compound diphenylhydantoin