Definition of nizatidine in US English:

nizatidine

noun

Pharmacology
  • A substituted furan, C₁₂H₂₁N₅O₂S₂, which behaves as a histamine H₂-receptor antagonist and is administered orally in the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in WHO Chronicle. From ni- (in nitro-) + -zat- + -idine.

Pronunciation

nizatidine

/nʌɪˈzatɪdiːn/