allopurinol


al·lo·pu·ri·nol

noun \ˌa-lō-ˈpyr-ə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\

Definition of ALLOPURINOL

:  a drug C5H4N4O used to promote excretion of uric acid

Origin of ALLOPURINOL

all- + purine + 1-ol
First Known Use: 1964

al·lo·pu·ri·nol

noun \ˌal-ō-ˈpyr-ə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALLOPURINOL

: a drug C3H4N4O used to promote excretion of uric acid especially in the treatment of gout

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