glutethimide

noun
glu·​teth·​i·​mide | \ glü-ˈte-thə-ˌmīd How to pronounce glutethimide (audio) , -məd \

Definition of glutethimide

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

First Known Use of glutethimide

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glutethimide

gluten + eth- + imide

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“Glutethimide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glutethimide. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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glutethimide

noun
glu·​teth·​i·​mide | \ glü-ˈteth-ə-ˌmīd How to pronounce glutethimide (audio) , -məd How to pronounce glutethimide (audio) \

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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