[ proh-ben-uh-sid ]
/ proʊˈbɛn ə sɪd /

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for probenecid

[ prō-bĕnĭ-sĭd ]


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