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ethosuximide

[ eth-oh-suhk-suh-mahyd ]
/ ˌɛθ oʊˈsʌk səˌmaɪd /
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noun Pharmacology.

an anticonvulsant, C7H11NO2, used in medicine to treat certain kinds of epilepsy, especially petit mal.

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Origin of ethosuximide

eth(yl) + -o- + suximide, which is apparently a shortening of succinimide (succin(ic) + imide)

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