valproate(redirected from valproates)
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valproate/val·pro·ate/ (val-pro´āt) a salt of valproic acid; the sodium salt has the same uses as the acid.
A salt or ester of valproic acid, especially the sodium form, which is used as an anticonvulsant.
a salt of valproic acid with anticonvulsant activity similar to that of the acid.