zileuton

noun
zi·​leu·​ton | \ zī-ˈlüt-ᵊn How to pronounce zileuton (audio) \

Medical Definition of zileuton

: an anti-asthma drug C11H12N2O2S that is administered orally and acts by inhibiting the lipoxygenase catalyzing the formation of leukotrienes

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“Zileuton.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zileuton. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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