methaqualone

noun meth·aqua·lone \ me-ˈtha-kwə-ˌlōn \

Definition of methaqualone

: a sedative and hypnotic nonbarbiturate drug C16H14N2O that is habit-forming — compare quaalude

Origin and Etymology of methaqualone

meth- + -a- (of unknown origin) + quinoline + azole + -one


Medical Dictionary

methaqualone

noun meth·aqua·lone \ me-ˈthak-wə-ˌlōn \

medical Definition of methaqualone

: a sedative and hypnotic nonbarbiturate drug C16H14N2O that is habit-forming — see quaalude

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