phenylbutazone

noun
phen·​yl·​bu·​ta·​zone | \ ˌfe-nᵊl-ˈbyü-tə-ˌzōn How to pronounce phenylbutazone (audio) \

Definition of phenylbutazone

: a drug C19H20N2O2 that is used for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties especially in the treatment of arthritis, gout, and bursitis

Examples of phenylbutazone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But after the discovery of phenylbutazone in a post-race urinalysis of Dancer’s Image, Forward Pass was declared the winner. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 16 July 2021 In 1968, Dancer’s Image was disqualified for having phenylbutazone, an anti-inflammatory, in his system. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2021 The Derby’s previous drug disqualification took place in 1968, when Dancer’s Image finished first but tested positive for phenylbutazone. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 11 May 2021 Not until 1974 did the Kentucky commission drop its ban on phenylbutazone. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 11 May 2021 In 1968, Dancer’s Image was disqualified when phenylbutazone, known as bute, was found in his system. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2021 The horse had tested positive for an above-legal level of phenylbutazone, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, or NSAID, used to treat pain and inflammation. Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2019 The closest parallel to the Iditarod case may be an episode at the 1968 Kentucky Derby, won by Dancer's Image, who tested positive for the painkiller phenylbutazone. Author: John Branch, Alaska Dispatch News, 25 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of phenylbutazone

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phenylbutazone

phenyl + butyric acid + pyrazalone (C3H4N2O)

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“Phenylbutazone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenylbutazone. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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phenylbutazone

noun
phen·​yl·​bu·​ta·​zone | \ ˌfen-ᵊl-ˈbyüt-ə-ˌzōn How to pronounce phenylbutazone (audio) \

Medical Definition of phenylbutazone

: a drug C19H20N2O2 that is used for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties especially in the treatment of arthritis, gout, and bursitis — see butazolidin

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