ethambutol

/e tham"byeuh tawl', -tol'/, n. Pharm.
an antimicrobial substance, C10H24N2O2, active against susceptible bacteria of the genus Mycobacterium, in the treatment, in combination with other drugs, of tuberculosis.
[1960-65; ETH(YLENE) + AM(INE) + BUT(AN)OL]

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Universalium. 2010.

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