trimethadione

trimethadione

[trahy-meth-uh-dahy-ohn]
noun Pharmacology.
a synthetic, white, crystalline powder, C 6 H 9 NO 3 , used as an anticonvulsant to control petit mal epileptic seizures.

Origin:
trimeth(yl) + (ox)a(zolidine)dione, components of its chemical name

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trimethadione (ˌtraɪmɛθəˈdaɪəʊn)
 
n
a crystalline compound with a bitter taste and camphor-like odour, used in the treatment of epilepsy. Formula: C6H9NO3
 
[from tri- + meth(yl) + di-1 + -one]

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trimethadione tri·meth·a·di·one (trī-měth'ə-dī'ōn')
n.
A white crystalline substance used as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy.

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