Meaning of valproic acid

val•pro'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (val-prō'ik), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
  1. a carboxylic acid, CHO, used for its antiepileptic properties in the treatment of various seizures including petit mal.
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