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guanethidine

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noun gua·neth·i·dine \gwä-ˈne-thə-ˌdēn\

Definition of guanethidine

  1. :  a drug C10H22N4 used especially in the form of its sulfate to treat hypertension



Origin of guanethidine

guanidine + eth-


First Known Use: 1959


Medical Dictionary

guanethidine

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noun gua·neth·i·dine \gwä-ˈneth-ə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of guanethidine

  1. :  a drug used especially in the form of its sulfate C10H22N4·H2SO4 to treat severe high blood pressure




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