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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An anticonvulsive drug, C8H15NaO2, given orally and by injection in the treatment of epilepsy.

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  • n. Any salt or ester of valproic acid.

Etymologies

valpro(ic acid) (val(eric acid) + pro(pyl) + -ic) + -ate2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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