Definition of monosulfiram in English:

monosulfiram

noun

Pharmacology Medicine
  • An insecticide and acaricide which has been used to treat scabies in humans and to eradicate ectoparasites in animals; tetraethylthiuram monosulphide, C₁₀H₂₀N₂S₃.

Origin

1950s. From mono- + sulfa- + -iram, after elements of the name of the chemical agent tetraethylthiuram monosulphide.

Pronunciation

monosulfiram

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈsʌlfɪram/