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[aw-ran-uh-fin] /ɔˈræn əˌfɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
a gold-containing compound, C 20 H 34 AuO 9 PS, used orally in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Origin of auranofin
coinage apparently based on aurum; following syllables unexplained Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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auranofin au·ran·o·fin (ô-rān'ə-fĭn)
A compound of radiogold colloid used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

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