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hydantoin

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noun hy·dan·to·in \hī-ˈdan-tə-wən\

Medical Definition of hydantoin

  1. 1:  a crystalline weakly acidic imidazole derivative C3H4N2O2 with a sweetish taste that is found in beet juice and used in organic synthesis

  2. 2:  a derivative of hydantoin (as phenytoin)




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