Definition of phenylbutazone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfiːnʌɪlˈbjuːtəzəʊn/
Pronunciation: /ˌfɛnɪlˈbjuːtəzəʊn/


[mass noun]
A synthetic compound used as an analgesic drug in veterinary medicine.
Example sentences
  • Dogs with panosteitis usually respond to analgesics such as aspirin or phenylbutazone.
  • In addition, previous experimental work by Vogel indicates that acetylsalicylic acid, indomethacin, and phenylbutazone strengthen uninjured collagenous structures in rats.
  • Many horses receive phenylbutazone on a daily basis for weeks, months, or even years, potentially contributing to increased intestinal permeability.


1950s: from phenyl + but(yl) + azo- + -one.

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