Definition of Phenytoin in English :

Define Phenytoin in English

Phenytoin meaning in English

Meaning of Phenytoin in English

Pronunciation of Phenytoin in English

Phenytoin pronunciation in English

Pronounce Phenytoin in English


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1. dilantin, diphenylhydantoin, phenytoin

an anticonvulsant drug (trade name Dilantin) used to treat epilepsy and that is not a sedative

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see synonyms of phenytoin
an anticonvulsant drug used in the management of epilepsy and in the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms. Formula: C15H11N2O2Na
. Also called: diphenylhydantoin sodium

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see synonyms of phenytoin
An anticonvulsant drug, C15H12N2O2, used to treat epilepsy, often in the form of its sodium salt. Also called diphenylhydantoin.

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