Medical Dictionary

hydantoin

noun hy·dan·to·in \hī-ˈdan-tə-wən\

Medical Definition of HYDANTOIN

1
:  a crystalline weakly acidic imidazole derivative C3H4N2O2 with a sweetish taste that is found in beet juice and used in organic synthesis
2
:  a derivative of hydantoin (as phenytoin)

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