Definition of nitrofurazone in English:

nitrofurazone

noun

Pharmacology
  • A nitrofuran derivative with antibiotic activity, used chiefly as a topical antiseptic; 5-nitrofurfuraldehyde semicarbazone, C₆H₆N₄O₄.

Origin

1940s. From nitrofur- + -azone.

Pronunciation

nitrofurazone

/ˌnʌɪtrəʊˈfjʊərəzəʊn/