- a potent substance, C19H20N2O2, used to reduce pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and gout, and used in veterinary medicine for musculoskeletal disorders.
Origin of phenylbutazone
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- an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases; it has been largely superseded by other NSAIDs
Word Origin for phenylbutazone
C20: from (dioxodi) phenylbut (ylpyr) azo (lidi) ne
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- A white or light yellow compound that is used as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug in the treatment of arthritis, bursitis, and gout.
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