butyrophenone

noun bu·ty·ro·phe·none \ ˌbyü-tə-(ˌ)rō-fə-ˈnōn \

Definition of butyrophenone

:any of a class of antipsychotic drugs (such as haloperidol) used especially in the treatment of schizophrenia

Origin and Etymology of butyrophenone

butyr- + phen- + -one


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butyrophenone

noun bu·ty·ro·phe·none \ ˌbyüt-ə-(ˌ)rō-fə-ˈnōn \

medical Definition of butyrophenone

:any of a class of antipsychotic drugs (as haloperidol) used especially in the treatment of schizophrenia

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