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[uh-mee-noh-gloo-teth-uh-mahyd, am-uh-noh-] /əˌmi noʊ gluˈtɛθ əˌmaɪd, ˌæm ə noʊ-/
noun, Pharmacology.
a hormone antagonist, C 13 H 16 N 2 O 2 , used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome and breast cancer.
Origin of aminoglutethimide
apparently from selected and rearranged syllables of aminophenyl and ethylglutarimide, components of its full chemical name Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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