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Meaning of allopurinol

al•lo•pu•ri•nol

Pronunciation: (al"u-pyoor'u-nôl", -nol"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a substance, CHNO, used primarily in the treatment of chronic gout to decrease the synthesis of uric acid.
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