probenecid

[proh-ben-uh-sid]

noun Pharmacology.

a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C13H19NO4S, used chiefly in the treatment of gout.

Origin of probenecid

First recorded in 1945–50; pro(pyl) + ben(zen)e + (a)cid
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probenecid in Medicine

probenecid

[prō-bĕnĭ-sĭd]

n.

A uricosuric drug derived from benzoic acid and used chiefly in the treatment of gout.
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