guanethidine

[ gwon-eth-i-deen ]
/ gwɒnˈɛθ ɪˌdin /

noun Pharmacology.

a potent adrenergic neuron blocking agent, C10H22N4, used in the treatment of hypertension.

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Origin of guanethidine

1955–60; by insertion of eth(yl) into guanidine
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Medical definitions for guanethidine

guanethidine
[ gwä-nĕthĭ-dēn′ ]

n.

A drug used as its sulfate salt in the treatment of hypertension.
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