glutethimide

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

Definition of glutethimide

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

glutethimide

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noun glu·teth·i·mide \glü-ˈteth-ə-ˌmīd, -məd\

Medical Definition of glutethimide

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


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