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valproic acid

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noun val·pro·ic acid \val-ˌprō-ik-\

Medical Definition of valproic acid

  1. :  a valeric-acid derivative C8H16O2 used as an anticonvulsant often in the form of its sodium salt C8H15NaO2—see depakene; sodium valproate




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