neoarsphenamine
Formerly used as an antisyphilitic agent.

* * *

neo·ars·phen·a·mine .nē-ō-ärs-'fen-ə-.mēn n a yellow powder C13H13As2N2NaO4S similar to arsphenamine in structure and use called also neosalvarsan

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • neoarsphenamine — [nē΄ō ärs fen′ə mēn΄, nē΄ō ärs fen′əmin΄] n. a sodium compound of arsphenamine, formerly used in the treatment of syphilis instead of arsphenamine because it is less toxic and more soluble * * * ne·o·ars·phen·a·mine (nē ō ärs fĕnʹə mēn ) n. A… …   Universalium

  • neoarsphenamine — [nē΄ō ärs fen′ə mēn΄, nē΄ō ärs fen′əmin΄] n. a sodium compound of arsphenamine, formerly used in the treatment of syphilis instead of arsphenamine because it is less toxic and more soluble …   English World dictionary

  • neoarsphenamine — noun A derivative of arsphenamine once used to treat syphilis and yaws …   Wiktionary

  • neoarsphenamine — n. medicine used to treat syphilis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neoarsphenamine — neo·arsphenamine …   English syllables

  • neoarsphenamine — /nioʊasˈfɛnəmin/ (say neeohahs fenuhmeen) noun an orange medicinal powder, H2NC6H3(OH)As2C6H3(OH)NHCH2OSONa, used formerly in the treatment of syphilis and yaws, and prepared from, but less toxic than, salvarsan; neosalvarsan. {neo +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • neoarsphenamine — |nē(ˌ)ō+ noun Etymology: ne + arsphenamine : a yellow powder C12H11As2N2O2CH2SO2Na similar to arsphenamine in structure and uses …   Useful english dictionary

  • neo — neoarsphenamine …   Medical dictionary

  • neo — • neoarsphenamine …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • ne|o|ars|phen|a|min — «NEE oh AHRS fih NAM ihn», noun. = neoarsphenamine. (Cf. ↑neoarsphenamine) …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”