glutethimide

glutethimide

[gloo-teth-uh-mahyd]
noun Pharmacology.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C 13 H 15 NO 2 , used as a hypnotic and sedative.

Origin:
1950–55; glute(n) + thi- + (a)mide

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glutethimide glu·teth·i·mide (glōō-těth'ə-mīd')
n.
A nonbarbiturate sedative and hypnotic drug.

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