probenecid

[ proh-ben-uh-sid ]

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

Origin of probenecid

1
First recorded in 1945–50; pro(pyl) + ben(zen)e + (a)cid

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