[ gloo-teth-uh-mahyd ]
/ gluˈtɛθ əˌmaɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C13H15NO2, used as a hypnotic and sedative.

Origin of glutethimide

First recorded in 1950–55; glute(n) + thi- + (a)mide Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for glutethimide


[ glōō-tĕthə-mīd′ ]


A nonbarbiturate sedative and hypnotic drug.
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