allopurinol[al′ō pyo̵or′ə nôl′, -nōl′; al′ə-]
allopurinol definition by Webster's New World
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a white, powdery drug that is an isomer of hypoxanthine and inhibits the production of uric acid: used to treat gout
allopurinol definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A drug, C5H4N4O, used to treat gout because it inhibits the synthesis of uric acid.
Origin: allo- + purin(e) + -ol2.
allopurinol - Medical Definition
A drug that inhibits the synthesis of uric acid and is used to treat gout and other hyperuricemic conditions.