phenytoin definition

  • noun:
    • An anticonvulsant drug, C15H12N2O2, utilized most often in the treatment of epilepsy. Also called diphenylhydantoin.
    • An anticonvulsant medicine, 5,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2,4-dione, used in the treating epilepsy
    • an anticonvulsant medication (trade name Dilantin) regularly treat epilepsy and that's maybe not a sedative

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