from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drug used in the treatment of alcoholism that interferes with the metabolic degradation of alcohol, producing an unpleasant reaction when even a small quantity of alcohol is consumed.
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- n. A drug, 1-(diethylthiocarbamoyldisulfanyl)- N,N-diethyl-methanethioamide, used to treat chronic alcoholism
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- n. a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested
disulfi(de) + (thiu)ram, chemical name (thi(o)- + ur(ea) + am(ide)).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)