ethosuximide

ethosuximide

[eth-oh-suhk-suh-mahyd]
noun Pharmacology.
an anticonvulsant, C 7 H 11 NO 2 , used in medicine to treat certain kinds of epilepsy, especially petit mal.

Origin:
eth(yl) + -o- + suximide apparently shortening of succinimide (succin(ic) + imide)

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