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aminoglutethimide

[uh-mee-noh-gloo-teth-uh-mahyd, am-uh-noh-] /əˌmi noʊ gluˈtɛθ əˌmaɪd, ˌæm ə noʊ-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a hormone antagonist, C 13 H 16 N 2 O 2 , used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome and breast cancer.
Origin
apparently from selected and rearranged syllables of aminophenyl and ethylglutarimide, components of its full chemical name
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