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[mass noun] A synthetic compound derived from pyrimidine, used to treat malaria.
- ‘Small colony mutants 540 and a subclone of 540 were obtained from cells exposed to pyrimethamine.’
- ‘A case report suggests carnitine deficiency was induced in a patient receiving sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine.’
- ‘Induced cross resistance to other drugs, like sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine, an antimalarial treatment, is a major concern.’
- ‘Prophylaxis with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or dapsone plus pyrimethamine is recommended.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.