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Pronunciation: am′i-nō-pī′rēn

Definition: Formerly widely used as an antipyretic and analgesic in rheumatism, neuritis, and common colds; may cause leukocytopenia; used to measure total body water.

Synonym(s): amidopyrine, aminophenazone, dipyrine

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