guanethidine

noun
gua·​neth·​i·​dine | \ gwä-ˈne-thə-ˌdēn How to pronounce guanethidine (audio) \

Definition of guanethidine

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

First Known Use of guanethidine

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for guanethidine

guanidine + eth-

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

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guanethidine

noun
gua·​neth·​i·​dine | \ gwä-ˈneth-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce guanethidine (audio) \

Medical Definition of guanethidine

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

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