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butyrophenone

 [bu″tĭ-ro-fe´nōn]
any of a class of structurally related antipsychotic agents; the prototype is haloperidol.
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butyrophenone

(byo͞o-tĭr′ō-fə-nōn′, byo͞o′tə-rō-)
n.
Any of a group of antipsychotic drugs, such as haloperidol, administered in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.
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