United States Adopted Names
Pronunciation: yū-nī′tĕd stāts a-dopt′ĕd nāmz
Definition: Designation for nonproprietary names (for drugs) adopted by the USAN Council in cooperation with the manufacturers concerned; the designation USAN is applicable only to nonproprietary names coined since June 1961.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.