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guanethidine

[gwon-eth-i-deen]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. 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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guanethidine in Medicine

guanethidine

(gwä-nĕthĭ-dēn′)
n.
  1. A drug used as its sulfate salt in the treatment of hypertension.
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