Definition of glutethimide
: a sedative-hypnotic drug C13H15NO2 that is a derivative of piperidine and has pharmacological properties similar to those of barbiturates
Origin and Etymology of glutethimide
gluten + eth- + imide
First Known Use: 1955
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