glutethimide

[gloo-teth-uh-mahyd]

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
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Medicine definitions for glutethimide

glutethimide

[glōō-tĕthə-mīd′]

n.

A nonbarbiturate sedative and hypnotic drug.
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