allopurinol

noun al·lo·pu·ri·nol \ ˌa-lō-ˈpyu̇r-ə-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

Definition of allopurinol

: a drug C5H4N4O used to promote excretion of uric acid

Origin and Etymology of allopurinol

all- + purine + 1-ol


Medical Dictionary

allopurinol

noun al·lo·pu·ri·nol \ ˌal-ō-ˈpyu̇r-ə-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

medical Definition of allopurinol

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

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