[ byoo-tir-oh-fuh-nohn ]
/ byuˌtɪr oʊ fəˈnoʊn /
any of a class of antipsychotics, as haloperidol, used to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia, acute psychosis, or other severe psychiatric disorders.
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Medical definitions for butyrophenone
[ byōō-tĭr′ō-fə-nōn′, byōō′tə-rō- ]
Any of a group of neuroleptic drugs, such as haloperidol, administered in the treatment of acute psychotic episodes, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric disorders.
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