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al·lo·pu·ri·nol(ăl′ō-pyo͝or′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
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.
(Pharmacology) a synthetic drug that reduces blood concentrations of uric acid and is administered orally in the treatment of gout. Formula: C5H4N4O
[C20: from allo- + purine + -ol1]
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|Noun||1.||allopurinol - a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid|