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Noun: sulpha  súl-fu
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: sulfa)
  1. Antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
    - sulfa drug [N. Amer], sulfa [N. Amer], sulfonamide [N. Amer], sulphonamide [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: sulphas

Type of: antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide

Encyclopedia: Sulpha