ethamivan

noun
etha·​mi·​van | \ eth-ˈam-ə-ˌvan How to pronounce ethamivan (audio) , ˌeth-ə-ˈmī-vən How to pronounce ethamivan (audio) \

Medical Definition of ethamivan

: a central nervous system stimulant C12H17NO3 related to vanillic acid and used especially formerly as a respiratory stimulant

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“Ethamivan.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ethamivan. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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