a substance, C 5 H 4 N 4 O, used primarily in the treatment of chronic gout to decrease the synthesis of uric acid.
a synthetic drug that reduces blood concentrations of uric acid and is administered orally in the treatment of gout. Formula: C5H4N4O
allopurinol al·lo·pu·ri·nol (āl’ō-pyur’ə-nôl’, -nōl’)
A drug that inhibits the synthesis of uric acid and is used to treat gout and other hyperuricemic conditions.
allopsychic allopsychic al·lo·psy·chic (āl’ō-sī’kĭk) adj. Of or relating to the mind in its relation to the outside world.
a carnivorous dinosaur of the genus Antrodemus (formerly Allosaurus), from the late Jurassic Period of North America, that was about 30 feet (9 meters) long. noun any large carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the genus Antrodemus (formerly Allosaurus), common in North America in late Jurassic times: suborder Theropoda (theropods) allosaurus (āl’ə-sôr’əs) or allosaur (āl’ə-sôr’əs) Any of […]
allorhythmia allorhythmia al·lo·rhyth·mi·a (āl’ō-rĭð’mē-ə) n. An irregularity in the rhythm of the heartbeat or pulse that recurs in a regular fashion. al’lo·rhyth’mic (-mĭk) adj.
allosaurus allosaurus (āl’ə-sôr’əs) or allosaur (āl’ə-sôr’əs) Any of various carnivorous dinosaurs of the genus Allosaurus of the late Jurassic and early Cretaceous Periods. Allosaurs were similar to but smaller than tyrannosaurs. Historical Examples When alive it was probably about half the bulk of the allosaurus mentioned above. Extinct Monsters H. N. Hutchinson As compared with […]