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guanethidine

[gwon-eth-i-deen] /gwɒnˈɛθ ɪˌdin/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a potent adrenergic neuron blocking agent, C 10 H 22 N 4 , used in the treatment of hypertension.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; by insertion of eth(yl) into guanidine
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guanethidine gua·neth·i·dine (gwä-něth'ĭ-dēn')
n.
A drug used as its sulfate salt in the treatment of hypertension.

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