valproic acid

noun
val·​pro·​ic acid | \ val-ˌprō-ik- How to pronounce valproic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of valproic acid

: 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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