disulfiram








noun Pharmacology.

  1. a cream-colored, water-insoluble solid, C10H20N2S4, used chiefly in the treatment of chronic alcoholism, producing highly unpleasant symptoms when alcohol is taken following its administration.

noun

  1. a drug used in the treatment of alcoholism that acts by inducing nausea and other unpleasant effects following ingestion of alcohol

n.

  1. An antioxidant used in the treatment of chronic alcoholism that interferes with the normal metabolic degradation of alcohol in the body, producing an unpleasant reaction when a small quantity of alcohol is consumed.

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