from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drug, C5H4N4O, used to treat gout because it inhibits the synthesis of uric acid.
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- n. A drug used primarily to treat hyperuricemia and its complications.
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- n. a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid
allo- + purin(e) + -ol2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
allo- + purine + -ol (Wiktionary)