noun Etymology: irregular from propyl + benzoic acid Date: 1950 a drug C13H19NO4S that acts on renal tubular function and is used to increase the concentration of some drugs (as penicillin) in the blood by inhibiting their excretion and to increase the excretion of urates in gout

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • probenecid — Uricosúrico y coadyuvante de los antibióticos. Se prescribe para el tratamiento de la gota y como coadyuvante para prolongar la actividad de la penicilina o de las cefalosporinas en algunas infecciones, como la gonorrea …   Diccionario médico

  • probenecid — [prō ben′ə sid] n. a white, crystalline drug, C13H19NO4S, that influences the ability of the kidney to separate various compounds from the blood, used to increase the urinary excretion of uric acid in cases of gout and to decrease the urinary… …   English World dictionary

  • Probenecid — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Probenecid Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • probenecid — /proh ben euh sid/, n. Pharm. a white, crystalline, water insoluble powder, C13H19NO4S, used chiefly in the treatment of gout. [1945 50; PRO(PYL) + BEN(ZEN)E + (A)CID] * * * ▪ drug       drug used in the treatment of chronic gout, a disorder that …   Universalium

  • probenecid — noun A particular pharmaceutical drug used to treat hyperuricemia …   Wiktionary

  • probenecid — A competitive inhibitor of the secretion of penicillin or p aminohippurate by kidney tubules; a uricosuric agent used in chronic gouty arthritis. * * * pro·ben·e·cid prō ben ə səd n a drug C13H19 …   Medical dictionary

  • probenecid — n. drug used to treat arthritis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • probenecid — pro·ben·e·cid …   English syllables

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