sulfapyridine
An antibacterial agent of the sulfonamide group.

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sul·fa·pyr·i·dine or chiefly Brit sul·pha·pyr·i·dine .səl-fə-'pir-ə-.dēn n a sulfa drug C11H11N3O2S that is derived from pyridine and sulfanilamide and is used in small doses in the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis and esp. formerly against pneumococcal and gonococcal infections

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sul·fa·pyr·i·dine (sul″fə-pirґĭ-dēn) [USP] a sulfonamide antibacterial used as an oral suppressant for dermatitis herpetiformis.

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