zileuton

noun

zi·​leu·​ton zī-ˈlüt-ᵊn How to pronounce zileuton (audio)
: 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 21 Jul. 2024.

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