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phenylbutazone

[ fen-l-byoo-tuh-zohn, feen- ]
/ ˌfɛn lˈbyu təˌzoʊn, ˌfin- /
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noun Pharmacology.
a potent substance, C19H20N2O2, used to reduce pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and gout, and used in veterinary medicine for musculoskeletal disorders.
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Origin of phenylbutazone

1950–55; phenyl + but(yric) + (pyr)az(olidinedi)one, a component of its chemical name; see azo-, -one
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British Dictionary definitions for phenylbutazone

phenylbutazone
/ (ˌfiːnaɪlˈbjuːtəˌzəʊn) /

noun
an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases; it has been largely superseded by other NSAIDs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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