metronidazole (met-roh-ny-dă-zohl) n. a drug administered by mouth, infusion, topically, or in suppositories to treat infections of the urinary, genital, and digestive systems (such as Helicobacter pylori infection, trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis), acute ulcerative gingivitis, fungating wounds, and rosacea. Trade names: Anabact, Flagyl, Metrogel, Metrolyl, Noritate, Rozex, Zyomet, etc.
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