bretylium

[ bruh-til-ee-uhm ]
/ brəˈtɪl i əm /

noun Pharmacology.

a substance, C18H24BrNO3S, used to treat acute ventricular arrhythmias and suppress ventricular fibrillation.

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Origin of bretylium

presumably br(omobenzyl) + (dim)et(h)yl(ammon)ium, two of its chemical components
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