hydantoin

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hydantoin

(haɪˈdæntəʊɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a colourless odourless crystalline compound present in beet molasses: used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and synthetic resins. Formula: C3H4N2O2
[C20: from hyd(rogen + all)antoin product occurring in allantoic fluid]
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Noun1.hydantoin - any of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy
anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug - a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
Dilantin, diphenylhydantoin, phenytoin - an anticonvulsant drug (trade name Dilantin) used to treat epilepsy and that is not a sedative