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aminoglutethimide

[ uh-mee-noh-gloo-teth-uh-mahyd, am-uh-noh- ]
/ əˌmi noʊ gluˈtɛθ əˌmaɪd, ˌæm ə noʊ- /
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noun Pharmacology.

a hormone antagonist, C13H16N2O2, used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome and breast cancer.

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Origin of aminoglutethimide

Apparently from selected and rearranged syllables of aminophenyl and ethylglutarimide, components of its full chemical name
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