Acti-dione

noun

Ac·​ti-di·​one
ˌak-tə-ˈdī-ˌōn
medical
: a preparation of cycloheximide
formerly a U.S. registered trademark

Word History

Etymology

acti(nomycete) + di(ket)one

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Acti-dione was in 1947

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“Acti-dione.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acti-dione. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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