ethosuximide

[eth-oh-suhk-suh-mahyd]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. an anticonvulsant, C7H11NO2, used in medicine to treat certain kinds of epilepsy, especially petit mal.

Origin of ethosuximide

eth(yl) + -o- + suximide apparently shortening of succinimide (succin(ic) + imide)
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