a white, powdery drug that is an isomer of hypoxanthine and inhibits the production of uric acid: used to treat gout
A drug, C5H4N4O, that inhibits uric acid formation in the body and is used to treat conditions, especially gout, that cause elevated uric acid levels.
Origin of allopurinolallo- purin(e) -ol 2
(countable and uncountable, plural allopurinols)
allo- + purine + -ol