Definition of Diphenylhydantoin

1. Noun. An anticonvulsant drug (trade name Dilantin) used to treat epilepsy and that is not a sedative.

Exact synonyms: Dilantin, Phenytoin
Generic synonyms: Hydantoin
Language type: Trade Name



Medical Definition of Diphenylhydantoin

1. See: phenytoin. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diphenylhydantoin

diphenylamine
diphenylamines
diphenylbutyl piperidine
diphenylbutylpiperidine
diphenylbutylpiperidines
diphenylcarbazide
diphenylchlorarsine
diphenylcyanoarsine
diphenylcyclopropenone
diphenyldichloromethane
diphenylene
diphenylenimine
diphenylethylene
diphenylethylenes
diphenylhexatriene
diphenylhydantoin (current term)
diphenylhydantoin gingivitis
diphenylketone
diphenylmethane
diphenylmethane dyes
diphenylmethane laxatives
diphenylmethanes
diphenylmethanol
diphenylmethanols
diphenylmethanone
diphenylmethylpiperazine
diphenylmethylpiperazines
diphenylprolinol
diphenylpyraline
diphenylpyraline hydrochloride

Literary usage of Diphenylhydantoin

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... device intended to measure diphenylhydantoin, an antiepileptic drug, in human specimens. Measurements obtained by this device are used in the diagnosis ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"After drying the ether and then allowing to evaporate the diphenylhydantoin was obtained as an oil which finally solidified after long standing. ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... Carbon monoxide Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid Drugs Nitrofurantoin (Furadantin) diphenylhydantoin (Dilantin) Vincristine Isoniazide Dapsone Corticosteroids ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"diphenylhydantoin effects on avoidance conditioning as a function of age and problem difficulty. Psychon. Sci. l4:l09-lll. Cowling, JE, and RL Sidman. l962. ..."

5. Medical Marijuana Referenda Movement in America: Hearing Before the edited by Bill McCollum (2001)
"... together with the standard anticonvulsants phénobarbital and diphenylhydantoin, was apparently necessary to control seizures in a young epileptic man.8 ..."

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