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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


phenytoin sodium  listen  (FEH-nih-toh-in SOH-dee-um)

  A drug used to treat or prevent seizures or convulsions that may be caused by epilepsy, brain surgery, or treatment for brain cancer. It is a type of anticonvulsant agent. Also called Dilantin.