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glutethimide

noun glu·teth·i·mide \glü-ˈte-thə-ˌmīd, -məd\

Definition of GLUTETHIMIDE

:  a sedative-hypnotic drug C13H15NO2 that is a derivative of piperidine and has pharmacological properties similar to those of barbiturates

Origin of GLUTETHIMIDE

gluten + eth- + imide
First Known Use: 1955

glutethimide

noun glu·teth·i·mide \glü-ˈteth-ə-ˌmīd, -məd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUTETHIMIDE

:  a sedative-hypnotic drug C13H15NO2 that is a derivative of piperidine and has pharmacological properties similar to the barbiturates

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