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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C19H20N2O2, that is used to treat fever and painful musculoskeletal conditions in horses and dogs.
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(Pharmacology) an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases; it has been largely superseded by other NSAIDs
[C20: from (dioxodi)phenylbut(ylpyr)azo(lidi)ne]
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phen•yl•bu•ta•zone(ˌfɛn lˈbyu təˌzoʊn, ˌfin-)
a potent substance, C19H20N2O2, used to reduce pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and gout, and used in veterinary medicine for musculoskeletal disorders.
[1950–55; phenyl + but (yric) + (pyr)az(olidinedi)one, a component of its chemical name; see azo-, -one]
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